How many people are still without power from Hurricane Laura?

How many people did Hurricane Laura have without power?

“Hurricane Laura inflicted catastrophic damage on Entergy’s transmission and distribution systems that resulted in approximately 600,000 outages at its peak and impacted more than 900,000 customers in total,” Rod West, Entergy Utility Group President, said in a news release.

How long did it take to get power back after Laura?

Just seven days after announcing electricity had been restored to as many customers as possible after Hurricane Laura, Entergy Louisiana saw Hurricane Delta knock out power to more than 300,000 homes and businesses.

Has power been restored after Hurricane Laura?

Just south of Lake Charles in Cameron Parish, the general manager of Jeff Davis Co-op said 50% of power has been restored to its members. Fewer than 7,000 live in Cameron Parish, where Hurricane Laura made landfall packing 150 mph winds.

How many people did Hurricane Laura displace?

The storm then moved across the length of Cuba, prompting tropical storm warnings and the evacuation of more than 260,000 people there.

Hurricane Laura.

Category 4 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hurricane Laura near peak intensity while approaching Louisiana late on August 26
Damage ≥ $19.1 billion (2020 USD)

Has Louisiana power been restored?

After 15 days of restoration work, Entergy Louisiana has successfully restored power to more than 90% of all customers who lost electrical service following the devastation left behind by Hurricane Ida.

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Does Cameron Parish have electricity?

About Cameron Parish Utilities

Cameron Parish Utilities are business enterprises that provide essential public services including electricity, natural gas, water, and sewer services in Cameron Parish, LA.

How do I report a power outage?

How to report a power outage in Texas

  1. AEP Central: 877-373-4858 or report a power outage online at aeptexas.com.
  2. AEP Texas North: 877-373-4858 or report a power outage online at aeptexas.com.
  3. CenterPoint Energy: 800-332-7143.
  4. TNMP: 888-866-7456.
  5. ONCOR: 888-313-4747 or report a power outage online at oncor.com.