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Power outages reported in Old South Baton Rouge as stormy weather moves into capital area

2 weeks 18 hours 19 minutes ago Friday, September 08 2023 Sep 8, 2023 September 08, 2023 1:58 PM September 08, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Neighborhoods near Highland Road are experiencing significant power outages Friday afternoon amid reports of a transformer explosion.

According to Entergy, more than 1,500 households just south of the 10/110 split lost power around 1:40 p.m.. It's unclear when those affected customers will get their electricity restored.

It coincides with a severe thunderstorm warning that was issued for much of the capital area around that same time. 

This is a developing story. 

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