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