Crews worked late into the night to restore power to more than 22,000 customers after thunderstorms rolled through the state Monday, causing widespread damage and a peak of 23,000 outages.
Thunderstorms with strong winds and lightning knocked out power to thousands of Entergy Arkansas customers this afternoon, with a peak of 23,000 outages. The hardest hit areas were Little Rock, Hot Springs and Pine Bluff, with many downed trees and limbs on power lines, broken poles and substation equipment damages.
Greg McGriff, who retired from Entergy Mississippi in March with 32 years of service, said he “had a good run” in his career as a troubleman and recently shared reflections on his experience in an episode of T&D World’s “Line Life” podcast.
Crews are working to repair equipment at substations in Monticello and Harrisburg.
Several storms brought flash flooding, lightning, and gusts of wind up to 60 mph across the state Tuesday and Wednesday, causing more than 29,000 customer interruptions.
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Fierce storms that brought heavy lightning, strong winds and flash flooding across the entire state knocked out power to thousands of Entergy Arkansas customers.