UPDATE: Power restored
The power was restored overnight
Only 276 customers were out at 9:20pm in Arroyo Heights with restoration expected by 1:00am
People living south of Lowman Beach Park are still suffering with an outage but a new one that started at 8:33pm put more than 4600 out. Restoration was not expected before 2am.
The number of customers out is down but the number of outages is up as they became more sporadic across the West Seattle area.13 outages ranging from 332 down to single homes were not expected to be resolved before midnight.
High winds are the likely culprit in the loss of power for 4,893 city light customers in West Seattle. The outage which began at 6:22 extends from Morgan Street SW on the north along the water including Lowman Beach down through Arroyo Heights down to just past 119th SW.
Lightning was reported near the Morgan Junction around that time but it's not clear if it was the cause.
There is a report of wires down near 108th SW and 35th SW too.
Restoration was not expected before 1:00 am.
Check on the system status at https://www.seattle.gov/city-light/outages