Severe weather pelted Entergy Mississippi’s service area Tuesday afternoon and evening, causing power outages for nearly 80,000 customers. As of 10 a.m., power has been restored to about 40,000 customers.
Severe weather has impacted the Entergy Mississippi service territory causing customer outages throughout our service area. We are mobilizing our workforce to assess damage and restore power. Restoration work will be proceeding as quickly and safely as possible. We will provide detailed restoration times as damage assessment is completed.
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.