Halfway into the fourth day of restoration work, Entergy has restored 172,000 of customers who lost power due to Hurricane Ida and progress continues.
Thunderstorms rolled through the state on Wednesday, causing additional widespread outages for customers in Entergy Mississippi’s service territory from Holmes and Attala counties down to the I-20 corridor. As of 7 a.m., about 19,500 customers are without power. Approximately 12,000 of those outages are due to yesterday’s severe weather and the remaining 7,500 are associated with Hurricane Ida.
Entergy continues to make substantial restoration progress following Hurricane Ida’s destructive path through southeast Louisiana and Mississippi. After three days of restoration work, Entergy has restored 167,000 customers.
On day three of assessing damage and restoration work following Ida’s landfall, Entergy has restored nearly 107,800 customers.
Entergy crews and additional resource workers have made significant progress restoring power to nearly 36,000 customers after Hurricane Ida caused outages for approximately 46,000 customers on Monday. As of 12 p.m., about 10,700 customers remain without power.
The first light is a sign of hope, early this morning, as Entergy crews turn power on for some customers in eastern New Orleans with generation supplied by the New Orleans Power Station.
Just two days after Hurricane Ida delivered a catastrophic blow to Louisiana, Entergy has determined two options to bring first lights into the Greater New Orleans area by late evening Wednesday, Sept. 1.
Entergy Mississippi has restored power to about 26,000 customers since Tropical Storm Ida caused power outages for approximately 46,000 customers on Monday. As of 2 p.m., about 20,000 customers remain without power.
Entergy has restored power to 85,000 customers following one full day of assessing damage brought by Hurricane Ida and restoring power to those who can take it.