Entergy continues power restoration efforts following last night’s storms, as near hurricane-force winds, severe lightning and flooding has caused massive destruction to the electrical system.
Severe weather across our service area on May 9 has caused storm outages for our customers, most significantly in Texas.
High winds and a deluge of rainfall from overnight storms wreaked havoc across the Entergy Texas service area.
Entergy Mississippi workers expect to have power restored to all customers who can accept it by Saturday evening. Crews have worked around the clock to restore power to customers affected by the violent storms that swept across Mississippi Thursday. At its peak, the storm system knocked out power to 28,300 customers throughout the state.
Entergy Mississippi continues to restore power after a second wave of severe thunderstorms and high winds moved through our service area on April 18, causing numerous outages which peaked at 28,300 customers.
About 24 hours after Entergy Mississippi restored power to all customers affected by the weekend storms, more severe weather struck. Thunderstorms and heavy rains swept through much of our service territory and multiple tornado warnings were in effect over the afternoon. As of 5 p.m., about 25,000 customers were without power as a result of the latest round of storms, most of which are in Hinds County.
To offer customers the opportunity to discuss their outage directly with Entergy Mississippi representatives and provide other services, the company has opened a Customer Information Center at the Outlets of Vicksburg outlet mall.
Entergy Louisiana workers expect to have power restored to all customers who can accept it by Monday afternoon.