At 1 p.m. just over 29,000 customers were without power - down from a peak of 41,000 customers. Restoration for the majority of the outages is expected to be Saturday evening, if customers can take power at their locations. However, the storm continues to cause problems in Southeast Texas, so it could take longer to restore power in some areas.
As more than two feet of rainfall continues to swell waterways, flood roadways and saturate grounds that cause even the healthiest of trees to fall, power outages continued to rise overnight.
Rising waters and a deluge of rainfall from what is now Tropical Storm Harvey continues to hammer areas of the Entergy Texas territory.
Hurricane Harvey is expected to cause power outages across the Texas Gulf Coast, and Entergy Texas crews will be ready to respond when needed.
Entergy Louisiana continues to monitor development of Hurricane Harvey and prepare for its potential impact to Louisiana.
As Tropical Storm Harvey churns toward the Texas coast, Entergy Texas, Inc., is monitoring the storm and preparing for the potential impact to Southeast Texas. Current forecasts predict that Harvey could develop into a hurricane before it makes landfall Friday on the Texas coast and stalls, bringing torrential rainfall and flooding to the region.
The height of what experts have said could be an “extremely active” 2017 storm season is here. Entergy Louisiana and Entergy New Orleans want to make sure everyone is prepared if a major storm threatens the region.
Entergy Texas, Inc. is keeping a close eye on a tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico that is expected to make landfall within the next 48 hours.
Entergy’s Louisiana utilities have their eyes on the Gulf of Mexico as they monitor a tropical system expected to impact much of the state as it swirls closer to the coast.