Early morning storms Easter Sunday caused outages across the Entergy Arkansas service territory, and more severe weather is forecast for this evening.
Entergy’s Louisiana utilities are closely monitoring the weather and are prepared to respond to outages should severe weather impact Louisiana Sunday.
As the company prepares, so should customers
Thursday’s storms cause widespread damage.
Severe weather can strike at any time, so Entergy stays prepared year-round, and urges customers to do the same.
Crews expect to restore power tonight to all but a small number of customers in the hardest hit communities of Claiborne and Webster parishes. Approximately 100 customers in Claiborne parish and 250 in Webster parish will be restored Tuesday.
Overnight storms cause severe damage in Texas.
Entergy’s Louisiana utilities remain prepared for the potential impact from severe weather today and tomorrow.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Entergy Corporation with the association’s “Emergency Assistance Award” after a severe windstorm impacted Dallas in June. Entergy also received the association’s “Emergency Recovery Award” for its outstanding power restoration efforts after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana in July.