Entergy power restoration workers are chipping away at outage cases caused by Imelda’s wrath. Entergy Texas, Inc. has amassed nearly 700 workers as well as airboats, high-water vehicles and drones to restore power. As of 9 a.m. Entergy Texas had restored more than half of the customers affected by Imelda’s torrential rainfall. Crews are working today to restore approximately 13,000 customers still without power.
Crews have made significant progress today, restoring almost half of the number of customers who lost power yesterday.
More than 400 additional workers have been requested to assist Entergy Texas, Inc. in restoring power to customers after Imelda dumped more than two feet of rain on Southeast Texas.
Significant rainfall and flash flooding continue to affect our service territory. Jefferson, Orange, Hardin, Harris, Galveston, Liberty, Chambers and Montgomery counties have been affected, with some areas receiving more than 30 inches of rain in the past 24 hours.
Significant rainfall and flash flooding continue to affect Entergy’s service territory. Jefferson, Orange, Galveston, Liberty, Chambers and Montgomery counties have been the most affected, with some areas receiving more than 20 inches of rain in the past day along with thunderstorms. As of 9 a.m. approximately 37,000 customers are without power.
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