At 10:00 am approximately 16,000 Entergy Texas customers were without power. Since yesterday morning, power was restored to nearly 5,100 Texas customers of the 192,000 affected by the storm. Many customers have seen multiple outages that we have restored. Our workers continue to safely restore power as quickly as possible.
For areas that have flooded, Entergy is inspecting meters then repairing and replacing them as is necessary. Customers may need to make repairs to property and obtain inspections before Entergy is able to safely restore power to these locations. For more information please click here.
Safety considerations after a flood:
Did the water level rise above your electrical outlets but stop below the electric meter?
If you are present when Entergy workers arrive:
For customers with property damage:
For customers without property damage:
Power has been restored to all customers in the Beaumont area impacted by Hurricane Harvey except for customers who cannot take power because of equipment damaged by flood waters, areas that are still flooded, and areas impacted by the Amelia substation or Bevil substation outages.
Workers today will be working on Crockett St. and Pearl St. in downtown. Workers are also working in the Dowlen Rd. Kroger area most of the morning, and this shopping center will be temporarily without power. Work at this location will facilitate restoring power to sections along Folsom Dr. to areas on north Major Drive. Entergy Texas continues to devise ways to reconfigure our system in order to restore power to as many customers as quickly as possible.
The majority of assessments today will be done by boats and amphibious machines. Workers will be in the Amelia and Bevil areas where mobile substations are being installed. Pinewood assessments are complete. Assessments and infrastructure repairs are complete in Countrywood. Bevil Oaks and Northwest Forest continue to be assessed, as well as the south county areas of Fannett and La Belle.
With the arrival of the mobile substation at Amelia yesterday, work to restore power to the formerly flooded Amelia substation continues. Customers impacted by this substation outage include those along North Major Drive to Highway 105, Delaware St. to Barrington Heights, parts of Folsom Dr. and the Amelia area. Power is estimated to be restored to this area tomorrow Wednesday, September 6.
With the arrival of the mobile substation at Bevil yesterday, work to restore power to the formerly flooded Bevil substation is underway. Customers impacted by this substation outage include those in the areas north and west of the intersection of Hwy 105 and Major Drive. Power is estimated to be restored to this area by Thursday, September 7.
Port Arthur, Mid-County
Power will be restored by tonight to all customers in Port Arthur and the surrounding areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey, except for customers served by equipment damaged by flood water and areas that are still flooded. Workers today continue restoration efforts in the previously flooded El Vista area as well as on newly reported smaller, isolated outages throughout the Port Arthur, Groves, Nederland, Port Neches and Port Acres areas.
Workers continue to assess areas that could not be safely turned on because of potentially flood damaged equipment. Airboats fitted with specialized construction equipment and other high water vehicles are being used to restore power to areas that are not reachable by truck.
Workers were able to restore power yesterday to all or portions of Sabine Pass, Stonegate, Landsdown Estates, the Ridgewood Dr. area, 9th Ave. at Turtle Creek and the Golf Course area along Jimmy Johnson Blvd. Workers continue to identify and repair or replace underground equipment that was damaged by flooding. Additional workers specializing in underground restoration were brought in and are assisting in the restoration efforts.
Power has been restored to all customers in the Dayton area who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey, except for customers served by flood damaged equipment and areas that are still flooded. The Magnolia Ames substation was energized yesterday and power was restored to 600 customers on Hwy 563.
Orange, Vidor, Bridge City
Power will be restored by tonight to all customers in the Orange County area who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey, except for customers served by flood damaged equipment, areas that are still flooded and areas impacted by the Vidor substation and Viway substation outages.
Power was restored to 2,080 customers yesterday including those on Bentwater, Charlemont, and on West Park in Pinehurst. Entergy workers continue to work on the individual power lines and equipment in neighborhoods in Vidor and Orange that are accessible and restore power to customers who can receive it. Workers today will also be replacing damaged equipment and power lines that cross Interstate 10 in Orange.
Mobile substations are being utilized to restore power to Vidor substation, which is causing outages for 3,896 customers. Customers north of IH-10 on Hwy 105 up to Travillo Rd including Pine Forest and Lake View can expect to be restored by Thursday, September 7th, provided the property is able to take power.
Mobile substations are being utilized to restore power to Viway substation, causing outages for 1,480 customers. Customers in Rose City, areas south of IH-10 between Hwy 1132 and the Neches River, and the Maple Crest addition North of IH-10 can expect to be restored by Friday, September 8th, provided the property is able to take power.
Hardin County, Tyler County
Silsbee, Woodville, Lumberton
Power has been restored to all customers in the Silsbee, Lumberton and Woodville areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey except for customers served by equipment damaged by flood water, areas that are still flooded and areas impacted by the McDonald substation outage.
With the arrival of the mobile substation, work to restore power to the McDonald substation is underway, which is causing outages for approximately 677 customers. Workers are completing repairs to damaged equipment served by the McDonald substation in preparation for when it is energized. Customers impacted by this substation outage include those in north and east Silsbee along Hwy 418 and Hwy 92 north. At this time we estimate your power will be restored by end of day tomorrow Wednesday, September 6th, provided there is no additional flooding.
Power has been restored to all customers in the Winnie area impacted by Hurricane Harvey except for customers served by equipment that became damaged by flood water and areas that are still flooded.
Conroe, The Woodlands, Huntsville, Navasota, New Caney, Cleveland
All customers in these areas should be fully restored except for customers served by equipment that became damaged by flood water.
Entergy has brought additional restoration workers to Texas. As with most restoration efforts, Entergy is focusing on restoring power to essential services first, and then the effort will focus on restoring service to areas where the greatest numbers can be restored fastest. This is how we approach things at this stage:
As with any weather event, please be mindful of the following safety tips:
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