Entergy Mississippi’s crews have made great progress restoring power to customers since yesterday. As of 8 a.m., power has been restored to more than 74,300 customers affected by last week’s winter weather.
Warmer temperatures today have helped Entergy Mississippi’s restoration efforts. As of 5 p.m., we have restored power to nearly 65,300 customers, down from a peak of about 90,000. Approximately 24,700 customers remain without power. Crews continue to restore service where it is safe to do so.
Warmer temperatures Saturday helped improve travel conditions for crews who are continuing to make significant progress restoring power where it is safe to do so after the second ice storm to cross Louisiana in less than a week heavily impacted the central and norther regions of the state.
Entergy Mississippi continues to make progress in restoring power to customers affected by winter weather that blanketed our service area in freezing rain, sleet and snow over the last week. As of 8 a.m., about 37,600 customers are without power, down from a peak of about 90,000 which is about 1/5 of all Entergy Mississippi customers.
Crews continue to focus on safely restoring power after this week’s unprecedented winter storm caused power outages for about 1/5 of Entergy Mississippi’s customers. At peak, about 90,000 customers were without power. As of 5 p.m. we have restored service to more than 42,000 customers. Nearly 48,000 customers remain without power, primarily in the central and southern portions of our service area.
Following three waves of extreme winter weather, power supply availability has improved across our territory. Our reliability coordinator, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, stated this morning the MISO system is steady and stable.