This morning, more than 83,000 Entergy Texas customers were without power. Currently, there are 4,956 customers that are without power and not accessible to be restored due to high water access issues. Entergy has restored 110,697 outages since Harvey began impacting our area on Friday and our crews continue to safely restore power as quickly as possible.
Tropical Storm Harvey began affecting Southeast Texas Friday night and continues causing new power outages for Entergy Texas customers. Harvey is expected to move farther inland near Galveston on Wednesday, August 30th as a 50 mph tropical storm. Additional outages are expected as the storm moves through.
At Entergy Louisiana we continuously monitor the weather and its residual effects to protect the public, the safety of our workers and the integrity of our system.
At Entergy Mississippi, a team has been assembled to assess the forecast and plan for worst-case scenarios. This team is actively working on plans to protect our employees, the public and critical equipment.