Following Hurricane Laura making landfall near Cameron, Louisiana in the early morning of Aug. 27, Entergy Corporation announced today its utilities have restored power to approximately 910,000 customers who can accept power, or approximately 99% of customers affected by the storm.
Entergy’s Louisiana companies are continuing to monitor and plan for the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Beta as it travels through the Gulf of Mexico and inland over the next few days.
Entergy’s Louisiana companies are continuing to monitor and plan for the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Sally as it travels through the Gulf of Mexico over the next few days. The slow-moving system is expected to become a hurricane at landfall.
Entergy Louisiana successfully restarted one of its power plants in Calcasieu Parish Wednesday, an achievement that paves the way for restoring power to additional communities impacted by Hurricane Laura in Sulphur and Lake Charles.
Just over one week after Hurricane Laura delivered a catastrophic blow to southwest Louisiana, power was restored Sunday morning in the communities of Toomey and Starks in heavily impacted Calcasieu Parish.
An Entergy storm team of 8,300 and growing is on the ground in southwest Louisiana to rebuild a power grid severely damaged by Hurricane Laura’s 150 mph sustained winds.
Members of Entergy’s storm team are assessing damages and restoring power where it is safe to do so after Hurricane Laura made landfall Thursday near Cameron as a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane, causing widespread damage to Entergy’s electrical system and knocking out power to customers across Louisiana and east Texas.
Customers in hardest-hit areas should prepare for possibility of weeks-long power outages
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