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Thousands without power due to severe thunderstorms

8 months 2 weeks 5 days ago Thursday, November 01 2018 Nov 1, 2018 November 01, 2018 5:01 AM November 01, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

EAST BATON ROUGE - Thousands of customers are without power Thursday morning due to severe weather moving through the area.

In East Baton Rouge there are more than 500 have been affected, according to Entergy. Orginally more than 2,000 were left without power after theoutages were reported around 3 a.m. The company says crews are working to restore power as quickly as possible. At this time, Entergy estimates power should be restored by 4 p.m. That time could change as damage assessments are completed.

According to DEMCO, more than 2,300 customers have been left in the dark in St. Helena Parish. West Feliciana Parish has more than 1,000 without power and East Feliciana has more than 500. Those numbers were higher earlier in the morning. 

DEMCO didn't say when power would be restored.

WBRZ has team coverage of the severe storms moving through Louisiana. Be sure to watch 2une In this morning for updates.

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