Entergy Arkansas crews and contractors numbering some 1,600 were working to restore power to more than 27,000 customers across the state Thursday morning, due to outages caused by freezing rain and winds. The number of outages will fluctuate and likely increase as the storm continues to bring additional precipitation.
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As Winter Storm Landon rapidly closes in on the state, Entergy Arkansas encourages customers to prepare for outages due to freezing rain and ice accumulation likely to affect the service area.
Customers should prepare by winterizing, preparing emergency kits, charging phones
Entergy Arkansas is staging crews, equipment and supplies in areas of the state likely to be the hardest hit later this week based on a forecast for bitter cold, sustained winds, sleet, freezing rain, snow and ice accumulations.
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After last year’s record-breaking winter, Entergy New Orleans remains focused on preparing for what Mother Nature may bring when the weather turns colder. And, while weather can be unpredictable, the company remains storm ready no matter the season.
Action requested due to demand potentially exceeding available generation
Entergy Arkansas customers are asked to voluntarily reduce their electricity usage, especially between 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today due to the demand for electricity potentially exceeding the available generation.
High demand on system slows restoration times
Approximately 1,600 customers remained without power Sunday evening after about 7,000 were disrupted earlier in the day as winter weather blew across the state. Forecasts call for even more extreme temperatures, sleet, and snow this week, with an unprecedented demand for electricity likely.
Sub-freezing temps forecast into next week
Crews were working to restore power Thursday to approximately 1,000 customers that remained without electricity, and those customers were expected to be restored by 10 p.m.