The month of June is traditionally known for weddings, school vacations and the official start of summer. There's much to celebrate, but there's also something to prepare for: Monday, June 1 was the official start of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season.
The month of June is traditionally known for weddings, school vacations and the official start of summer. There's much to celebrate, but there's also something to prepare for: June 1 is the official start of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season.
Power restoration for all customers who can take it should conclude by late tonight for those affected by Monday's violent storms. Restoration for the hard-hit sections of Baton Rouge and Labadieville will extend to tomorrow.
Power has been restored to the vast majority of customers affected by Monday’s violent storms, and all customers outside of the hardest hit areas should have power restored by Wednesday night.
The number of workers helping Entergy Texas, Inc. restore power in Southeast Texas continues to build today with most of the 1,300-strong workforce focused on the hardest hit areas, communities in and around Navasota, Huntsville, Conroe and Silsbee.
Some 180 linemen and support crews left at daybreak this morning, headed towards New Orleans to help restore power to those left without in the wake of yesterday's devastating storms.
Approximately 90 percent of Louisiana customers should have power restored by Tuesday night and nearly all others affected by Monday's violent storms should have electricity restored by Wednesday.
With a goal of restoring power as safely and as quickly as possible, Entergy Texas, Inc. has amassed a workforce of some 1,000 workers to restore power following the severe thunderstorms that struck Southeast Texas early this morning.
Entergy crews are responding to extensive outages Monday as a strong line of storms packing strong wind gusts, tornadoes, large hail and frequent lightning strikes moved across south Louisiana, causing extensive damage to the state's power grid.