Entergy’s Louisiana utilities are sending a team of more than 200 employees and contractors to the East Coast to help restore power following anticipated widespread damage by Hurricane Dorian.
Power has been knocked out to approximately 58,000 customers as of 10:30 a.m. Saturday as Hurricane Barry moves over the Louisiana coast.
Entergy’s Louisiana utilities continue to monitor Tropical Storm Barry and are preparing for potential impact to the state. A team of more than 1200 crew members have been assembled to respond to the storm, and an additional 770 workers from other neighboring Entergy utilities have been mobilized to assist with restoration in Louisiana. Entergy also can call in additional crews to assist pending the path and intensity of the storm.
Entergy Texas continues to monitor the disturbance in the Gulf that has the potential to impact the upper Texas coast. While there is still some uncertainty on the storm’s exact path and strength when making landfall, this weather system could bring heavy rains, severe thunderstorms and high winds to the state this weekend.
Entergy Louisiana continues to monitor the disturbance located off the coast of Florida as it moves toward the central Gulf of Mexico. Though the storm is currently poorly organized, Entergy Louisiana is prepared for the possibility that this weather system could bring severe thunderstorms, strong winds, heavy rains, higher tides and coastal flooding to the state.
Entergy continues to monitor the disturbance located off the coast of Florida as it moves toward the central Gulf of Mexico.
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Turn around, don’t drown. It’s a mantra we’ve all been advised to follow when confronted by water covering the road in a flash flood. But what if you turn around, then the road you just came in on is suddenly covered with water, too?
Hurricane season starts June 1, and although slightly below-normal activity is predicted this year, we know that it only takes one storm to affect our customers. Entergy is ready to safely and quickly restore power should a tropical system head our way.