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.
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.
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.
Entergy crews are out in force working quickly to restore power following the violent chain of storms that struck Louisiana Monday, causing severe damage to Entergy's grid and knocking out power to approximately 176,000 customers across the state.
Sunday night a line of severe thunderstorms produced high winds and large hail, causing severe damage to the electrical grid in Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jefferson Davis parishes.
Entergy crews expect to have power restored tonight to about 95 percent of the customers affected by the Sunday night thunderstorms that caused significant damage to Entergy's southwest Louisiana electrical grid.
Entergy today received the Edison Electric Institute's Emergency Recovery Award to recognize the company's exceptional power restoration efforts during five different storm events over the course of the past year.
Entergy Louisiana, LLC has signed a five-year agreement to provide an additional 60 megawatts of electricity to power CF Industries' expanding nitrogen facility in Donaldsonville, one of many projects that are part of the industrial renaissance underway in Louisiana.