Utility workers encounter unusual circumstances in the field, ranging from frightening to heartwarming. After retiring in 2018 from a 44-year career as a lineman, Danny Lowery thought he had experienced it all. And then the Entergy Mississippi retiree worked the February ice storm.
Entergy Mississippi has restored power for all customers whose service was disrupted when a winter storm swept through our service area Wednesday, Feb. 17, causing about 90,000 outages at peak.
As of 9:30 a.m., about 1,000 customers remain without power, down from a peak of about 90,000. The outages were caused by a winter storm that swept through Entergy Mississippi’s service area on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Both Entergy Mississippi crews and additional workers are restoring power as quickly and safely as possible. We expect the majority of customers will be restored this afternoon.
As of 9 a.m., Entergy Mississippi’s crews have restored power to more than 84,000 customers who were without power due to icy weather in our service area last week.
As of Saturday morning, Entergy Texas, Inc. has restored all customers affected by this week's winter storms.
Improving conditions are allowing our restoration workers to increase the pace of restoration for our customers still without power.
Warmer temperatures Saturday helped improve travel conditions for crews who are continuing to make significant progress restoring power where it is safe to do so after the second ice storm to cross Louisiana in less than a week heavily impacted the central and norther regions of the state.
Entergy Mississippi continues to make progress in restoring power to customers affected by winter weather that blanketed our service area in freezing rain, sleet and snow over the last week. As of 8 a.m., about 37,600 customers are without power, down from a peak of about 90,000 which is about 1/5 of all Entergy Mississippi customers.