[StBernard] Entergy update

Westley Annis Westley at da-parish.com
Wed Sep 3 23:02:36 EDT 2008

More than 774,000 Entergy customers remain without power as of 5:30 p.m.
today in the utility's service territory in Louisiana, Mississippi and
Arkansas. Outage numbers have fluctuated because of damage the remnants of
Hurricane Gustav caused to the Entergy Arkansas, Inc. system late Tuesday.

Peak outages for Gustav of 850,000 occurred early Tuesday morning.

Nearly 75,000 Entergy customers have been restored whose electrical
service was disrupted by Hurricane Gustav, taking into account today's new

As of 5:30 p.m., Entergy reported the following outages:

Entergy Arkansas Inc. - 86,449

Louisiana total - 674,036

Entergy Louisiana LLC - 361,998

Entergy New Orleans Inc. - 67,438

Entergy Gulf States Louisiana LLC - 244,600

Entergy Mississippi, Inc. total - 14,055

Total customer outages - 774,540

Total customers restored - 75,460

Entergy is not providing an estimate as to when electricity will be
restored to specific locations. In some areas where the damage is the most
extensive or where access is the most difficult, restoration could take
several weeks.

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