Entergy Louisiana has started power outages for its customers across the southwestern portion of its service territory.
Entergy’s Louisiana customers are asked to voluntarily reduce their electricity usage, especially between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. this evening.
Winter weather continues to significantly impact portions of Entergy’s service area in Louisiana, with approximately 60,000 customers without power as of noon.
Entergy Louisiana crews are on standby across the state as the utility prepares for snow, ice and freezing temperatures statewide beginning tonight and into the week.
Crews and contractors supporting Entergy’s Louisiana utilities are on standby as the National Weather Service forecasts the potential for multiple winter storms to impact portions of the state throughout the weekend and into next week.
Entergy received five response awards, including recovery awards for Hurricane Laura and severe thunderstorms last April, and assistance awards for hurricanes Sally, Isaias and Hanna.
Entergy Louisiana, LLC has restored power to all customers who can safely receive it after Hurricane Zeta significantly damaged the electric system in south Louisiana, including in hard-to-access coastal areas.