Given the intensity of this storm and the additional need for our crews to follow COVID-19 precautionary measures, hardest hit areas may experience outages for weeks. In addition, restoration may be hampered by flooding, blocked access or other obstacles.
Hurricane Laura is predicted to strengthen as it moves through the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to impact Entergy Arkansas customers starting Thursday.
We continue acquiring more resources for our restoration teams, with nearly 9,000 workers currently ready to restore service for customers whose power may be affected by Laura.
Laura is forecast to make landfall along the Texas/Louisiana border potentially as a major Category 3 hurricane beginning Wednesday night.
We continue acquiring more resources for our restoration teams, with nearly 7,400 workers currently ready to restore service for customers whose power may be affected by Laura.
Entergy Texas continues to monitor the weather forecasts for both tropical storms Laura and Marco in the Gulf of Mexico.
Entergy is enlarging its storm team to respond to any impacts across Louisiana from tropical storms Marco and Laura. The company is assembling a restoration workforce of approximately 3,800 workers and continues to acquire more as forecasts for Laura indicate a potential Louisiana landfall.
Tropical Storms Laura and Marco could affect the Entergy service territory and its customers this week. We encourage you to finalize your preparations as these storms approach.