Crews have restored power to approximately 85% of customers in Louisiana after a strong band of storms brought high winds and damaged electric equipment and knocked out power to approximately 37,000.
Warmer weather could bring severe storms to southeast Texas.
Entergy Mississippi has restored service to 8,500 customers who lost power when severe weather passed through our service area late Wednesday, March 17.
Stormy weather producing thunderstorms, heavy rain, hail, lightning and tornadoes struck Entergy Mississippi’s service area late Wednesday, causing scattered outages from Attala County to the Mississippi/Louisiana state line. About 1,673 customers remain without power, down from a peak of approximately 8,500.
The stormy weather has left our service territory. Restoration continues for those customers whose power was disrupted by the storms.
Our workforce is already restoring service where it is safe to do so in areas where the storms have passed.
As storms move across the state, heavy winds can knock down trees and power lines. Stay away from these areas, and report any downed lines as soon as possible. Prepare for potential power outages.