Utility workers encounter unusual circumstances in the field, ranging from frightening to heartwarming. After retiring in 2018 from a 44-year career as a lineman, Danny Lowery thought he had experienced it all. And then the Entergy Mississippi retiree worked the February ice storm.
Entergy Mississippi has restored power for all customers whose service was disrupted when a winter storm swept through our service area Wednesday, Feb. 17, causing about 90,000 outages at peak.
As of 9:30 a.m., about 1,000 customers remain without power, down from a peak of about 90,000. The outages were caused by a winter storm that swept through Entergy Mississippi’s service area on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Both Entergy Mississippi crews and additional workers are restoring power as quickly and safely as possible. We expect the majority of customers will be restored this afternoon.
As of 9 a.m., Entergy Mississippi’s crews have restored power to more than 84,000 customers who were without power due to icy weather in our service area last week.
Entergy Mississippi’s crews have made great progress restoring power to customers since yesterday. As of 8 a.m., power has been restored to more than 74,300 customers affected by last week’s winter weather.
Warmer temperatures today have helped Entergy Mississippi’s restoration efforts. As of 5 p.m., we have restored power to nearly 65,300 customers, down from a peak of about 90,000. Approximately 24,700 customers remain without power. Crews continue to restore service where it is safe to do so.
Entergy Mississippi continues to make progress in restoring power to customers affected by winter weather that blanketed our service area in freezing rain, sleet and snow over the last week. As of 8 a.m., about 37,600 customers are without power, down from a peak of about 90,000 which is about 1/5 of all Entergy Mississippi customers.
Crews continue to focus on safely restoring power after this week’s unprecedented winter storm caused power outages for about 1/5 of Entergy Mississippi’s customers. At peak, about 90,000 customers were without power. As of 5 p.m. we have restored service to more than 42,000 customers. Nearly 48,000 customers remain without power, primarily in the central and southern portions of our service area.