Power restored for most after East Baton Rouge outages
BATON ROUGE - Electricity has been restored for the majority of Entergy customers after inclement weather in East Baton Rouge Parish caused thousands to lose power.
According to Entergy, about 6,000 customers lost power during the afternoon storm.
Those most affected by the first outage appeared to be in the area just south of I-12, east of Airline Highway. A second outage was also reported along Hooper Road.
2 clusters of power outages:— Josh Eachus (@JoshEachus) June 18, 2017
S. of I-12, E. of Airline
Along Hooper/Blackwater Rds. pic.twitter.com/WQ5rbk8t9p
Entergy says it is working to restore power to the hundreds who remain without power.
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