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Baton Rouge Power Outages Caused by Weather


June 17, 2023 - Thunderstorm Wind

Local fire department reported downed powerlines from thunderstorm winds in Baker.

White Hills - White Hills
August 29, 2021 - Hurricane

Ida���s winds downed numerous trees, power lines and power poles across the parish, with over 85 roads closed due to downed trees/lines or debris. Several structures suffered minor to moderate wind damage. Nearly 250,000 homes/businesses were without power during the peak. In the aftermath of the storm, two heat-related fatalities occurred.

April 10, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Thunderstorm damaging winds downed multiple trees and powerlines on Airline Highway near Highland.

Broadmoor - Broadmoor
April 10, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Thunderstorm damaging winds snapped power poles near the intersection of Government and Caddo Street in Baton Rouge.

Broadmoor - Broadmoor
April 10, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Thunderstorm damaging winds downed 2 high power transmission towers near Airline and Highland.

Foreman - Foreman


January 3, 2023

During the night of January 3rd, a cold front was advancing across the state. Although the storms along the cold front were strong, a couple of cells out ahead of the line became severe. The first of which produced damaging wind gusts in Washington Parish in the town of Varnado where it snapped trees and damaged a tin roof and power poles. The next severe storm was a left-split that produced severe hail in Baton Rouge. The last severe storm came ashore Terrebonne Parish and produced severe hail in Houma. By 12z the cold front exited the area and cleared out all the storms.

March 5, 2011

A powerful storm system moving through the middle Mississippi River Valley pushed a strong cold front through southern Mississippi and southeast Louisiana. Numerous thunderstorms developed in advance of the cold front. Several tornadoes and numerous reports of wind damage were received.

July 11, 2001

A area of strong to severe thunderstorms moved across portions of southeast and east central Louisiana. Downed trees and power lines were reported in several areas. During the evening, the power company reported 25,000 customers without power.


Power restored after outage reported along Corporate Blvd. Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

The outage impacted customers along Corporate Blvd., not far from Jefferson Highway.

Nov 14, 2022

Equipment failure' to blame for power outage around S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Open Navigation Close Navigation

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Entergy has been working hard to restore power for some in the area of S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. The outage happened overnight and it is “related to an equipment failure on the distribution system,” according to Entergy. Initially, around 2,400 customers were without power and many of them should have […]

Nov 3, 2022

Outages in multiple parishes leave hundreds without power Monday morning

Power outages in Assumption, Ascension, and East Baton Rouge Parish left hundreds without power Monday morning. 

Oct 10, 2022

Hurricanes Ian and Ida hammered two states' electric grids. The stories diverged from there. | Hurricane Center | nola.com

Hurricane Ian hit Florida’s western shores with intensity and wind speeds similar to those packed by Hurricane Ida when it slammed into Louisiana last year.

Oct 9, 2022

The fate of power outages: Recovery from Ian could take days, weeks, with full extent unknown - Louisiana Illuminator

As Hurricane Ian impacts Florida, utility companies have already documented hundreds of thousands of homes with power outages.

Sep 28, 2022

Climate change is causing a massive jump in power outages in Louisiana, report says | Environment | nola.com

New report says aging electrical grid isn't keeping up with stronger storms, floods.

Sep 14, 2022

Car hits power pole, causing outage in Central Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

Police say all traffic lights are out on Sullivan Road between Greenwell Springs Road and Hooper Road.

Sep 13, 2022

BRPROUD | Transmission system issue left thousands without power in Ascension Parish, EBR Open Navigation Close Navigation

ASCENSION PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — Entergy’s online outage map shows thousands in Ascension and East Baton Rouge parishes are without power early Monday afternoon. Entergy said the outage affecting Ascension Parish and East Baton Rouge Parish was due to a transmission system issue. Crews are working to pinpoint the issue Monday afternoon. At its peak, […]

Sep 12, 2022

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BILL WITHERS | August 31, 2021  

5617 Prescott Rd #65 Baton Rouge La

Melissa Edwards | February 15, 2021  

MCGRATH Avenue apartments

Emily Gilliland | February 15, 2021  

1744 Dahlia Street in Pollard Estates. same 17 houses that always loose power on Dahlia. Entergy thinks we have power when we don't.

Thomas Daggett | October 10, 2020  

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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.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

City Baton Rouge
County East Baton Rouge
State Louisiana (LA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 70801, 70802, 70803, 70804, 70805, 70806, 70807, 70808, 70809, 70810

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