Entergy Mississippi is preparing for the impacts of Hurricane Zeta, which is predicted to make landfall this afternoon over southeastern Louisiana as a strong Category 1 or Category 2 hurricane with maximum winds of 100 mph.
Entergy Mississippi has restored power to the nearly 52,000 customers affected by Hurricane Delta, which made landfall as a Category 2 storm on Oct. 9 near Creole, Louisiana and began causing power outages in Mississippi on Oct. 10.
Entergy crews and additional resource workers have made significant progress restoring power to the nearly 52,000 customers who lost power Saturday as a result of Hurricane Delta. As of 7 a.m., 93% of customers have been restored with around 3,600 customers remaining without power.
The remnants of Hurricane Delta caused widespread power outages throughout the Entergy Mississippi service territory. As of noon today, about 12,700 customers remain without power, down from a peak of nearly 52,000 Saturday morning. A workforce of 2,500 Entergy employees, contractors and mutual assistance resources continue to safely restore power.
The remnants of Hurricane Delta caused widespread power outages throughout the Entergy Mississippi service territory. Thunderstorms, heavy rains and high winds will continue to impact our customers throughout the day Saturday.
Storm expected to impact company’s 45-county service area