The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) announced Entergy Corporation as a recipient of EEI’s Emergency Response Award for its recovery efforts following hurricanes Delta and Zeta in 2020, and the February 2021 winter storm.
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.
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.
As storms move across the state, heavy winds can knock down trees and power lines. Stay away from these areas, and report any downed lines as soon as possible. Prepare for potential power outages.
As of 8 a.m., there are approximately 690 customers without power. Cold weather continues today as temperatures are expected to remain at or below freezing until Saturday.