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  • Thousands lost power in Sunday storms

    May 1, 2016 12:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thousands of customers were left without power Sunday morning after sever weather passed over the Baton Rouge area. Over 9,000 Entergy customers were without power across Louisiana as strong storms passed Sunday afternoon. Around noon Sunday, Entergy said more than 1500 homes experienced loss of... more »
  • GOHSEP's Crisis Action Team activated in wake of storms

    February 23, 2016 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor John Bel Edwards urged extra caution to state residents after Tuesday’s strong storms and clean up begins. The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness say they’re closely monitoring the conditions. GOHSEP’s Crisis Action Team has been activated to coordinate any requests that come... more »
  • Thousands lost power in Assumption Parish in wake of tornado, storms

    February 23, 2016 1:24 PM

    ASSUMPTION PARISH - Over 8,000 people are out of power in St. John the Baptist Parish, tuesday night. Nearly 3000 people are still in the dark in Assumption Parish. Over 900 people in St. James Parish are out of power, and about 1400 people in Iberville Parish are... more »
  • Thousands still without power in EBR Parish, traffic signals out

    December 30, 2015 12:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Wednesday morning is seeing added gridlock after early morning storms moved through the Capital Area, causing traffic lights at some heavily used intersections to be out of service. More than 2,000 customers are currently in the dark in East Baton Rouge Parish, according to Entergy’s outage... more »
  • Less than 200 residents without power due to severe weather

    October 31, 2015 4:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Entergy is working to restore power for those in East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parishes due to the severe weather passing over southeastern Louisiana. Entergy said they have crews out assisting in restoring power. According to Entergy, more than 800 residents in the entire state... more »
  • Some SNAP clients may receive food replacement following power outages

    May 4, 2015 7:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Due to last Monday's severe storms and the widespread power outages that followed in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas, some households that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits may be eligible for replacement of lost food. To be eligible for replacement of a portion of... more »
  • Red Cross shelter in Assumption Parish Play Video

    April 28, 2015 9:02 AM

    ASSUMPTION- Severe weather across the Baton Rouge area left many houses in Assumption Parish without power. Due to the extensive power outages, Red Cross opened a shelter at the Belle Rose Middle School last night. Governor Jindal has declared a state of emergency for Assumption Parish, with the biggest... more »
  • Thousands without power due to severe weather

    October 13, 2014 4:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - High winds have already begun to wreak havoc on the power infrastructure of Baton Rouge as severe weather moves into the area. Customers without power as reported by Entergy by parish as of 5:30 p.m. are as follows: *East Baton Rouge - 2,209 *West Baton... more »
  • Jindal declares emergency because of weather

    October 13, 2014 3:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency as severe weather moves across Louisiana ahead of a cold front, downing trees and power lines and leaving thousands without electricity. Jindal issued the proclamation Monday. It extends through Nov. 11 unless terminated sooner. The National Weather Service... more »
  • Storm damage closed Old Hammond Wednesday

    June 25, 2014 5:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lightning and heavy downpours moved into the area late Wednesday afternoon, causing traffic headaches and widespread power outages. Old Hammond Highway, between Sherwood and Flannery, was closed early in the evening rush and remained closed late into the night because lanes were blocked by a downed... more »
  • Power out, roads closed after morning storms

    June 10, 2014 12:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Utility companies reported nearly 3,000 people were without power in southern Louisiana during Tuesday's storms. According to Entergy, more than 2,000 homes are in the dark in East Baton Rouge Parish alone. Most of those outages are southeast of Baker. Entergy said lightning and downed trees... more »
  • Storm leaves behind death, power outages across South

    February 13, 2014 6:57 AM

    ATLANTA, GA - Small armies of utility workers labored to turn the lights - and the heat - back on for hundreds of thousands of Southerners as a winter storm that left them without power threatened major cities farther up the East Coast. The Deep South remained a world of... more »
  • Power concerns mount as freezing temps arrive Play Video

    January 23, 2014 9:27 PM

    HOLDEN - People living in Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes are worried more freezing temperatures could cause power outages as it did earlier in the month. "It was very cold," Ralph LeSaicherre said. "I hope it doesn't go out again." Power at his Ponchatoula home, along with 8500 others,... more »
  • Residents clean up after storms cause damage in Baton Rouge

    July 14, 2013 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Residents in the Capital City spent the afternoon cleaning up after strong storms with straight line winds knocked down trees, power lines, and caused headaches for homeowners. The storms swept through the area around 2:30 this afternoon, causing problems off Sherwood Forest. At one complex, garage doors... more »

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