Entergy personnel continue monitoring and planning for potential impacts to its service territories from Tropical Depression 8 in the Gulf of Mexico. We also are monitoring Tropical Storm Gonzalo as it travels across the Atlantic Ocean.
Crews expect to restore power by tonight to the vast majority of customers who can accept service after severe weather Thursday knocked out power to about 40,000 Louisiana customers. Some customers scattered across Greater Baton Rouge and Kentwood in Tangipahoa Parish may not be restored until early tomorrow.
Entergy Mississippi's dedicated crews have restored service to the 12,874 customers who lost power during Tropical Storm Cristobal.
Tropical Storm Cristobal has moved out of the Entergy Mississippi territory. More than 12,200 customers have been restored, down from a peak of 12,874. Entergy workers and additional resources continue efforts to restore customers who remain without power. We expect all customers who can safely take power to be restored today.
Entergy Mississippi has restored power to more than 9,000 customers, down from a peak of 12,874 outages caused by Tropical Storm Cristobal. Cristobal’s remnants could also result in additional outages and damages to our electrical grid as it continues moving northward out of our service area.
Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall in southeastern Louisiana yesterday and continues to move across Entergy Mississippi’s service territory. As of 8:15 a.m., Cristobal has caused power outages for about 12,100 customers. All customers affected by the thunderstorms on Friday, June 5 were restored yesterday before Cristobal began impacting our service territory.
A line of thunderstorms caused widespread power outages for more than 15,000 customers throughout our service area late Friday, June 5. As of 3 p.m., Entergy Mississippi crews have restored power for more than 12,600 customers. We are also prepared for the impacts of Tropical Storm Cristobal, including potential power outages.
The life of a lineworker is one of adventure, duty and love for family. It is also one that can, at times, include cold sandwiches and showers, up to 16-hour days bringing electricity back to disaster-stricken communities, and now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many added health precautions.
Entergy crews adjust as pandemic evolves way of life.