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Heat wave outages continue into Sunday — power out to nearly 2,000 in Silver Lake & 1,200 in Highland Park

LADWP Outage Map

LADWP crews have been working 16-hour shifts to restore electrical service knocked down by this weekend’s “heat storm” and record-high demand. But thousands of customers still remained without power Sunday morning, including nearly 2,000 in Silver Lake and another 1,200 in Highland Park.

More than 6,800 Eastside customers were still without power on Sunday morning. That down from more than 9,000 reported on Saturday night.

The agency is warning that restoring service will take longer than usual given the large number of outages, with many repairs expected to take 24 to 48 hours to complete.

LADWP continues to urge customers to reduce their electricity use where possible during peak hours between 2:00 – 9 p.m. today as well as on Sunday.  The utility said peak electrical use on Friday set an all time high for a day in July while the peak on Saturday was the second highest for any weekend in the agency’s history.

Here are the estimated number of Eastside LADWP customers without power:

Sunday, July 8 @ 10 am

  • Atwater Village – 41
  • Boyle Heights – 143
  • Cypress Park – 105
  • Eagle Rock – 64
  • East Hollywood – 400
  • Echo Park – 1991
  • Elysian Valley – 33
  • El Sereno – 168
  • Glassell Park – 3
  • Highland Park – 1219
  • Lincoln Heights – 23
  • Los Feliz – 750
  • Montecito Heights – 38
  • Silver Lake – 1865

Saturday, July 7 @ 10 pm

  • Cypress Park
  • Eagle Rock – 90
  • East Hollywood – 270
  • Echo Park – 1972
  • Elysian Valley – 33
  • El Sereno – 168
  • Glassell Park – 3
  • Highland Park – 1219
  • Lincoln Heights – 23
  • Los Feliz – 3330
  • Montecito Heights – 38
  • Silver Lake – 1892

Saturday, July 7 @ 3 pm

  • Cypress Park – 105
  • Eagle Rock – 103
  • East Hollywood – 400
  • Echo Park – 51
  • Elysian Valley – 33
  • El Sereno – 168
  • Glassell Park – 3
  • Highland Park – 1161
  • Lincoln Heights – 23
  • Los Feliz – 750
  • Montecito Heights – 38
  • Silver Lake – 1001

In addition to customers served by the LADWP, nearly 400 customers served by Southern California Edison in unincorporated East L.A. were without power on Saturday, according to the utility’s outage page.

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5 comments

  1. If you have lost power, how are you coping with the heat? Checked into a motel? Brought in ice chests for refrigerated food?

  2. I live in El Sereno by Templeton and Dorchester and my power went out on July 6, at 3 pm. It is now July 8, 2018 1:30 pm and still no power. My food in my refrigerator and freezer are spoiled, my dogs are suffering, and I have bought three bags of ice per day to maintain water and milk cold in a cooler with a little bit of mustard and ham with bread. Very disappointed with DWP all of us as customers pay a ridiculous amount a month and no response when an emergency occurs. DWP needs to hire more workers so they can go out to their assign area and take care of business.

  3. If you think you have suffered damage as a direct result of power outage, you can file a claim with the LADWP at https://www.ladwp.com/ladwp/faces/ladwp/residential/r-customerservices/r-cs-reportaproblem/r-cs-rp-claimsprocedure?

  4. Third world countries have better infrastructure.

  5. so sorry, guys. praying for the homeless there, too. peace, ya’ll.

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