UPDATE: Entergy makes significant progress in power restoration

UPDATE: Entergy makes significant progress in power restoration
Entergy works to restore power across the New Orleans metro area. (Source: Entergy)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Entergy Crews continue efforts to restore power across the state following Hurricane Zeta, restoring service to nearly 400,000 customers as of 8 p.m. Sunday.

At its peak, the storm caused more than 480,000 outages for Entergy customers in Louisiana.

Crews have now restored power to more than 82 percent of those affected customers after the Category 2 storm impacted southeast Louisiana with winds of 110 mph. A detailed list of estimated restoration times can be found on the view outages map.

Through the damage assessment process, Entergy scouts have found damage to more than 2,700 poles, over 570 transformers and nearly 1,800 spans of wire. A storm team of 6,200 remains on the ground working to make repairs.

Crews continue to make great strides in restoring power across the state following Hurricane Zeta, restoring service to...

Posted by Entergy Louisiana on Sunday, November 1, 2020

As of 6 a.m. Monday morning, about 44,000 Entergy customers in Jefferson Parish remain in the dark and 7,500 customers in Orleans Parish are still without power.

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