VIDEO: Zack’s forecast; VIPIR RADAR; Over 44,000 without power in Louisiana

Thousands without power in Louisiana
Thousands without power in Louisiana(Entergy)
Updated: Oct. 26, 2019 at 4:15 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - As tropical storm Olga moved through the New Orleans area more than 44,000 Entergy customers lost power on early Saturday morning (October 26).

ZACK’S 4:30 UPDATE:

Olga's circulation has passed New Orleans, it's now north of the lake. A wind gust to 59 mph was recorded at the airport. Conditions will rapidly improve across Southeast Louisiana in the next few hours.

Posted by WVUE FOX 8 News on Saturday, October 26, 2019

The majority of the outages are in Jefferson parish with over 19,000 outages and Orleans parish with nearly 6,100 outages.

As of 4:22 a.m., 44,155 Entergy customers in Louisiana were without power.

Olga’s circulation has passed New Orleans, it’s now north of the lake. A wind gust to 59 mph was recorded at the airport. Conditions will rapidly improve across Southeast Louisiana in the next few hours.

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