Spring can be warm and wonderful, but the change in seasons can also be wild and wooly. The official arrival of Spring also ushers in a host of potentially extreme weather that can bring high winds, lightning, hail and even tornadoes. All these things can cause power outages and bring down power lines.
February 18-22 is Mississippi Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Recognition honors efforts to help other utilities affected by Hurricane Florence
Entergy Corporation has received its 30th Emergency Response Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its exceptional assistance in restoring power to citizens following Hurricane Florence in September 2018.
The potential for wet snow and ice in parts of Arkansas and northern regions of Louisiana and Mississippi has Entergy crews completing winter weather preparations. We encourage our customers to also implement their winter weather family plans.
Entergy Louisiana is sending a team of nearly 200 employees and contractors to the East Coast to help restore power following anticipated widespread damage by Hurricane Florence.
As heavy rains and flash flooding soak Southeast Texas this week, Entergy Texas is also closely monitoring a tropical system near the Yucatan Peninsula that is predicted to land somewhere on the Texas coast.
Line workers and support team to respond to threat from Hurricane Florence
Entergy’s Louisiana utilities remain prepared for the potential impact from Tropical Storm Gordon, which is expected to make landfall Tuesday night along the Mississippi coast.