JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Lightning striking a transformer has caused thousands of outages in Jefferson Parish.
As of 6:45 a.m., over 4,000 Entergy customers are without power in the area.
Entergy spokesperson Robert Adams states that lightning struck a transformer at a substation causing the outage.
Adams adds that Entergy is working to get power restored in the areas. To view an outage map or to report an outage in your area, click here: http://www.etrviewoutage.com/external/nola.aspx