Severe storms came through the Metro New Orleans area early this morning brining heavy rains, lightening and strong winds. At its peak, the storm caused 10,000 outages throughout the New Orleans area. Entergy New Orleans crews and contractors are working as quickly and safely as possible to restore power
Entergy’s restoration workforce supported its communities through one of the most active hurricane seasons in history in 2020. We are ready to respond again if needed during what forecasters predict will be another active season.
Entergy Mississippi has restored service to more than 79,000 customers who lost power during the recent tornadoes and severe storms impacting our service territory Tuesday, May 4.
All customers that can accept electrical service safely have been restored.
As of 6 p.m., 99% of customers impacted from the storm outages Tuesday have been restored.
Power has been restored to more than 65,000 customers since severe weather struck Entergy Mississippi’s service areas on Tuesday. Nearly 80,000 customers were affected by the wave of thunderstorms, lightning, high winds and tornadoes that caused widespread power outages.
As of 9 a.m., 95% of customers have been restored with 1,050 customers remaining down from a peak of 22,110 from Tuesday morning. Damages remaining include 115 broken poles, 244 spans of wire down, 122 spans of wire damaged by trees and limbs and 79 pieces of equipment remaining to be repaired or replaced.
As of 6 p.m., 5,160 customers remain without power. Damage assessments have been completed and include 115 broken poles, 244 spans of wire down, 122 spans of wire damaged by trees and limbs and 79 pieces of equipment remaining to be repaired or replaced.