Windy weather causing power outages

August 29, 2015

NEW — 11:45 a.m. Aug. 29, 2015

An August windstorm is already causing scattered power outages across the area.

Puget Sound Energy reports about 200 people in Issaquah are without power as of 11 a.m. Saturday.

The utility offers up-to-date outage information, including restoration estimates, on its outage map here. Customers can also get the most up-to-date outage information, or report an outage, by downloading the myPSE app for smartphones here.

Do not call 911 if your power is out, unless your safety is at risk. Report the outage to PSE online, or by calling 1-888-225-5773. Read more

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Power out all over Issaquah

June 30, 2013

NEW — 10:40 p.m. June 30, 2013

A power outage occurred at about 9:30 p.m. June 30 in neighborhoods ranging from the Issaquah Highlands to Talus, and including downtown.

As of 10:15 p.m., representatives from Puget Sound Energy confirmed that Swedish/Issaquah was among the sites left without power. They said that a little over 6,000 of the utility’s customers had no electricity. Citizens reported to The Issaquah Press that transformers had exploded on Squak Mountain.

Puget Sound Energy expects full restoration to be complete by 4 a.m. July 1, though reports came in from homeowners that the lights were coming back on an hour after the initial blackout.

The cause for the outage is still being determined.

Call Puget Sound Energy’s 24 line at 1-888-225-5773 toll free.

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