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.
Crews expect to restore power to all customers who can safely take service by tonight after waves of thunderstorms knocked out power to approximately 53,000 customers Wednesday morning.
Entergy Texas will complete its restoration by noon today following Wednesday morning’s severe weather event.
Crews have restored power to more than 95% of the approximately 53,000 customers affected by a storm system that swept across Louisiana Wednesday.
Entergy Texas continues to work to restore power following this morning’s severe weather.
Crews made significant progress restoring power to Louisiana customers affected by an initial wave of storms Tuesday night when a second band pushed across the state in the early morning hours Wednesday, knocking out power to thousands.
Severe thunderstorms and high winds moved through the Entergy Texas territory early Wednesday morning, April 29, causing widespread outages.
The National Weather Service is forecasting severe weather in Arkansas this afternoon and tonight that could cause power outages.