Entergy crews expect to have power restored by late today for most customers in the areas hit hardest by Tuesday's violent storms.
Violent storms that ripped through southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday spawning multiple tornadoes have caused severe and extensive damage to Entergy's electrical infrastructure, slowing efforts by more than 1,000 restoration workers diligently trying to restore service to customers.
Entergy crews are out in force working to restore power to the thousands of customers affected by the violent storms that swept across south Louisiana throughout Tuesday.
Storms sweeping the state on Tuesday may possibly spawn tornadoes, damaging winds and torrential downpours. Entergy Louisiana is prepared to respond to power outages as the system progresses and has additional crews ready to respond as needed.
Entergy Louisiana LLC is sponsoring Super Tax Day -- a free tax preparation event provided by local volunteers and community advocates for working families. The event will be held on Feb. 6, 2016, at Baton Rouge Community College, 201 Community College Drive in Baton Rouge. Volunteers certified by the Internal Revenue Service help local residents determine if they qualify for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit program and other refunds and credits due.
It's Carnival time! Before everybody starts having fun as the popular tune goes, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. and Entergy Louisiana, LLC want to remind you not only about the importance of being safe around power lines but staying alert as well. "Being aware of what's happening around you is the key element to staying safe, and we want to remind locals and visitors alike that awareness is a shared responsibility," said Melonie Stewart, director of customer service. "So while you're enjoying the thrill of catching beads, make sure to keep safety as your top priority."
The Entergy Charitable Foundation is powering life in Louisiana communities with recent grants to nonprofit partners totaling $270,000. Charitable organizations may apply for support by completing the application form by Feb. 1, 2016.
Scammers never stop, not even for the holidays. Entergy Louisiana reminds customers to be weary this season as scammers are using craftier methods to steal their money.
Although we're currently experiencing warmer temperatures, it won't be long before the mercury starts to drop and you'll crank up your heater to keep the chill at bay. Entergy wants to remind you of helpful energy-saving tips so you can stay warm and cozy while keeping your wallet happy.