David Johnson, VP of Customer Service in Louisiana, talks about our restoration plan for Barry.
We have assembled a workforce of nearly 2,000 restoration workers committed to restore electrical service disrupted in Louisiana by Tropical Storm Barry.
Entergy’s Louisiana utilities continue to monitor Tropical Storm Barry and are preparing for potential impact to the state. A team of more than 1200 crew members have been assembled to respond to the storm, and an additional 770 workers from other neighboring Entergy utilities have been mobilized to assist with restoration in Louisiana. Entergy also can call in additional crews to assist pending the path and intensity of the storm.
Entergy workers are assembling to respond to possible power outages that may be caused by Tropical Storm Barry.
Entergy's Louisiana utilities are prepared to respond to the potential of widespread outages from Tropical Storm Barry, which according to the National Hurricane Center is forecast to bring strong winds, heavy rains, higher tides and coastal flooding to the state.
Tropical Storm Barry continues to develop over the northern part of the Gulf of Mexico
We are prepared to respond to additional power outages caused in our territory by this storm. We encourage you to finalize your preparations.
The latest projections indicate landfall will be in central Louisiana. We continue to prepare for the potential impact of severe thunderstorms, strong winds, heavy rains, higher tides and coastal flooding as the storm system comes ashore.