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Puget Sound Energy responding to more than 260,000 customers out of power across region | Update

Puget Sound Energy has increased the number of customers without power to 260,000 as of 6 a.m. Friday, Jan 20.

With nearly 100 power line crews tackling repairs, PSE hopes to make significant progress today in restoring power to thousands of customers.

Since Tuesday when heavy snows and ice caused extensive damage and power outages, PSE crews have restored power to more than 123,000 customers in Western Washington.

Given the magnitude of the damage caused by this week’s storms, PSE predicts many areas will remain out of power thru the weekend. Better restoration information will be available as crews are able to gain access to hard hit areas today. In addition, snow and ice-laden trees continue to have potential to cause new damage.

Given the magnitude of the damage caused by this week’s storms, PSE predicts it will take several days to complete full power restoration.

An additional 59 crews will be in the service area by end of day. There are 64 more crews in route from out of state with a planned arrival time of late Saturday.

Customers may report an outage by calling Puget Sound Energy at 1-888-225-5773 or by logging onto PSE.com, sending an email to customercare@pse.com or post to PSE’s Facebook page.

People who need to report a power outage, should call Puget Sound Energy at 1-888-225-5773 or login to My.PSE.com.

 

Outages Listed by City and ZIP Code

Current outage data is available from the PSE Service Alert: Text Version page. These tables show the extent of outages by city and by ZIP code.

Stay clear of all downed power lines. Do not go near a downed power line. If you see a downed power line, assume it is still energized and dangerous. Notify PSE at 1-888-225-5773 or call 911 if you see a downed power line.

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