Stay away from and don’t walk in flooded areas or standing water. Remember that wet tree limbs can conduct electricity, too.
Flood waters along the Pearl River have receded and Entergy Mississippi has completed restoration for customers who are able to receive electrical service. While Pearl River flooding threats have subsided, Mississippi River water levels are rising. We have disconnected service to some customers affected by those conditions for public safety and to comply with the National Electric Safety Code. Our crews continue to inspect equipment related to both situations. We remain focused on working safely to restore service when customers can safely take power.
As flood waters in the Jackson metro area have begun to recede, we continue to focus on maintaining safety for our customers. Crews are inspecting our equipment and meters impacted by the flood in hopes of restoring customers that can take service. We expect this to take several days to complete.
Safety tips and getting power restored after the flood.