Thousands without power in Jefferson, LaFourche parishes

Thousands without power in Jefferson, LaFourche parishes

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Thousands of people living in LaFourche and Jefferson parishes are without power in freezing temperatures.

According to Entergy's website, there are currently 2,248 without power in Jefferson Parish, and 2,792 residents without power in LaFourche Parish.

Entergy said they are aware of the outages, and hope to have power restored Wednesday afternoon.

"Due to the winter weather that is presently over your area, we are experiencing numerous scattered outages. Entergy personnel are working as quickly and as safely as possible to restore service. At this time, we expect to have service restored by 4:00 P.M."

Power outages have also plagued thousands in St. Bernard Parish.

For updates on power outages and restoration in your area, view Entergy's power outage map here.