Thousands without power in Puget Sound region – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — As of 11 a.m., here are the latest power generation numbers around the Sound:

  • Whatcom County: 228
  • Skagit County: 58
  • Snohomish County: 2,299
  • King County: 11,654
  • Pierce County: 7,934
  • Thurston County: 102
  • Jefferson County: 245

Power crews across Western Washington raced to multiple outages Monday.

Seattle City Light crews responded to multiple outings that knocked out power to thousands of customers.

Earlier in the day, more than 6,985 people were without power in the Capitol Hill neighborhood around 5 a.m. About a half hour later, more than 9,000 customers in the Queen Anne, Interbay and Magnolia areas lost power. Outages occurred in the Lake City, Phinney Ridge and Wedgwood areas.

At one point, Seattle City Light tweeted: “There are currently numerous outages scattered across our service territory. We are doing our best to restore power to everyone as quickly as possible. Thanks for your patience.”

In Pierce County, more than 29,000 customers went out around 6 a.m.

Tacoma Public Utilities’ outage map showed several outages from Frederickson to Elk Plain and from Graham in the east to JBLM in the west.

By 8 a.m., most outages had been restored, except for 5,600 customers in the Graham area.

Tacoma Public Utilities tweeted that they were working to remove a large fir tree from the transmission lines.

In North Bend in eastern King County, more than 5,300 customers woke up without power Monday morning. But those customers were restored around 7 a.m., according to Puget Sound Energy.

This story will continue to be updated.

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