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BRPROUD | Update: Power has returned to Central following Monday outage Open Navigation Close Navigation
Central Police are reporting a Monday (September 12) afternoon power outage in the area of Blackwater and Hooper.
LDH encourages precautions when using generators to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
In 2021, CO poisoning killed 81 Louisiana residents and sent hundreds more to the hospital.
Louisiana Workforce Commission's HiRE website outage puts job seekers on pause | Louisiana | thecentersquare.com
(The Center Square) — Nearly 11,000 who use the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s HiRE website to file unemployment claims are in limbo after the site was taken offline on Wednesday in
BECi schedules outage in Burr Ferry, Evans & Anacoco for May 12 Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc.’s power provider will have a scheduled outage in the Burry Ferry, Evans and Anacoco area on May 12.
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Check here for the latest power outage updates in Central Louisiana.
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‘This was not a major outage’: Nearly 3,000 Cleco customers lose power during severe weather Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
As severe weather moved through Louisiana on March 22, Cleco said as many as 2900 of its customers lost power but didn’t cause a major outage throughout the state.
APD Chase Results in Crash, Brief Power Outage | WNTZ - cenlanow.com Open Navigation Close Navigation
WNTZ – Alexandria, La. (Jan. 29, 2022) – A suspect fleeing from Alexandria police Friday night crashed into a utility pole at Chester and Monroe streets resulting in a brief power outage in that neighborhood. Officers received a tip that Demond Purvis, a suspect who escaped Jan. 18 from Rapides Parish Sheriff’s deputies, was seen […]
Louisiana Ida aftermath: Residents grapple with power outages, fuel shortage in hurricane's wake | CNN Close icon
Many Louisiana residents are still struggling days after Hurricane Ida slammed the state, as they try to rebuild and move on amid dangerous heat, continued power outages and a fuel shortage that's hindering relief efforts.
Cleco: 126,000+ customers without power Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
According to weather experts, Laura will make landfall later tonight into early Thursday morning.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.