Entergy Mississippi continues to restore power after a second wave of severe thunderstorms and high winds moved through our service area on April 18, causing numerous outages which peaked at 28,300 customers.
About 24 hours after Entergy Mississippi restored power to all customers affected by the weekend storms, more severe weather struck. Thunderstorms and heavy rains swept through much of our service territory and multiple tornado warnings were in effect over the afternoon. As of 5 p.m., about 25,000 customers were without power as a result of the latest round of storms, most of which are in Hinds County.
To offer customers the opportunity to discuss their outage directly with Entergy Mississippi representatives and provide other services, the company has opened a Customer Information Center at the Outlets of Vicksburg outlet mall.
Entergy Louisiana workers expect to have power restored to all customers who can accept it by Monday afternoon.
Entergy Louisiana crews expect to restore power by tonight to all customers but those in the areas hit hardest by Saturday’s severe weather.
Entergy Louisiana crews continued Sunday repairing damage and restoring power to customers affected by Saturday’s violent storm system.
Homeowners may qualify for financial assistance to repair and rebuild their homes.
Soon, the fragrant smell of magnolia blossoms and other spring flowers will be in the air. While that’s something we look forward to here in the Bayou State, it also comes with the potential for severe weather.
Tree trimming keeps the lights on.
Trimming trees is essential to protecting the reliability of the electrical system. Here's a brief explanation of the scope of this responsibility and our strategy for protecting the system.