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Cleanup underway from Monday's severe weather

2 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, April 28 2015 Apr 28, 2015 April 28, 2015 9:19 AM April 28, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Bill Fuller

NEW ORLEANS- Power company workers continue to restore electricity to homes and businesses across southeast Louisiana that lost power during Monday's severe weather.

Entergy says 5,000 customers in New Orleans and 9,000 customers in Jefferson Parish remain without power Tuesday. Over 100,000 last power during the storms.

High winds downed trees and utilities poles as the weather system moved across southeast Louisiana.

Trees damaged homes from Lake Charles to New Orleans. State officials report no one was hurt during Monday's storms.

Union Pacific Railroad will continue their cleanup of five rail cars carrying 10 freight containers that were blown off the Huey P. Long Bridge approach by high wind gusts.

Weather forecasters say some additional rain fall is expected to Tuesday, but nothing like Monday's downpour.

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