As of 11:00 am, Saturday September 21, Entergy has restored power to all but 1,610 customers.
More than 700 additional workers have been brought into the region to assist with restoration efforts. Additionally, 13 high water trucks and several air boats are being utilized to reach areas that are flooded and inaccessible.
We've mobilized equipment, requested more than 400 additional workers.
Significant rainfall and flash flooding continue to affect our service territory. Jefferson, Orange, Hardin, Harris, Galveston, Liberty, Chambers and Montgomery counties have been affected, with some areas receiving more than 30 inches of rain in the past 24 hours.
Safety tips and getting power restored after the flood.
“Thanks to all the men and women who work under stressful conditions to make us comfortable.”
Entergy Louisiana expects to have power restored this evening to customers who can safely accept it following Hurricane Barry's impact to Louisiana. Customers who remain without power are those that can only be accessed by boat. Work will continue on these few water route single service cases until all power is restored.
Despite flooding and accessibility issues in some of the hardest-hit areas, a storm team of more than 4,000 is making significant progress in restoring power to customers following Hurricane Barry.
Despite flooding and accessibility issues in some of the hardest-hit areas, a storm team of more than 4,000 has nearly completed power restoration to customers following Hurricane Barry. As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, approximately 2,500 customers remain without power in Louisiana, mainly concentrated in the Bayou Region. Since Barry first started affecting Louisiana, we have restored some 330,000 customer outages.
Crews have made considerable progress overnight restoring customers impacted by Hurricane Barry. As of 9 a.m. Tuesday, less than 5,200 customers remain without power. The company expects to restore service to the majority of customers who can accept it by tonight, with those in the hardest hit areas in the Greater Baton Rouge area, as well as Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes, estimated to be restored by tomorrow.