As a stormy cold front with unstable air was moving in, power was knocked out to over 4,100 City Light customers in Burien Monday night, Feb. 13, 2023.

Seattle City Light said the outage started at 7:13 p.m., and the estimated restoration is 2 a.m. early Tuesday morning.

The outage hit at least 4,096 4,111 4,122 customers – and could still be growing – and covers an area from Three Tree Point up through downtown Burien, then snakes up in sporadic areas north through Boulevard Park.

Due to the outage, Monday night’s Burien City Council had to be “paused” just 13 minutes into the meeting, and will resume at 7 p.m. next Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Cause of the outage is unknown at this time, but it was most likely related to intense thunderstorms that have been reported.

Of all the outages on City Light’s outage map at around 8:15 p.m., all but one is in the Burien area.
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