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Chalmette Power Outages Caused by Weather


May 12, 2017 - Thunderstorm Wind

Minor structural damage was reported with some damage to power poles and power lines in the Shell Beach area . A few small trees were also snapped or uprooted.

Alluvial City - Alluvial City


Entergy New Orleans unveils $1.3B plan to harden power grid for stronger storms | Business News | nola.com

Entergy New Orleans on Friday unveiled a sweeping plan that would harden 33,000 structures and 650 miles of power lines to minimize power outages like the one that led to

Jul 2, 2022

New Orleans cause catastrophic damage to Entergy power system

A large tornado moved over the New Orleans Metro area Tuesday morning, causing widespread power outages.

Mar 23, 2022

Tornado Cuts Destructive Path Through New Orleans as Storms Threaten South - The New York Times

At least one person was killed as a storm damaged homes, knocked out power and prompted a search for residents who may be trapped.

Mar 23, 2022

Entergy New Orleans says power restored to 70 percent of its customers in the city Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

Entergy New Orleans said Monday (Sept. 6) that it has restored power to 70 percent of its New Orleans customers

Sep 6, 2021

Hurricane Ida: Fuel is in short supply in Louisiana, which is a critical problem for the recovery effort, governor says | CNN Close icon

Dwindling fuel supplies are hampering relief efforts in Louisiana, where many residents are relying on gas-powered generators in the wake of Hurricane Ida, Gov. John Bel Edwards said.

Sep 2, 2021

New Orleans refineries assess impact from Ida, 75% of Louisiana capacity offline | S&P Global Commodity Insights

Refineries clustered around the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, are taking stock and assessing the impact Hurricane Ida had on their plants and surrounding infrastructure, with nearly 75% of Louisiana

Aug 30, 2021

All of New Orleans without power after Hurricane Ida leaves 'catastrophic transmission damage' | Hurricane Center | nola.com

A slow-moving Hurricane Ida has left all of Orleans Parish customers without power due to "catastrophic transmission damage," according to Entergy New Orleans.

Aug 29, 2021

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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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Chalmette, Louisiana

City Chalmette
County St. Bernard
State Louisiana (LA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 70043, 70044

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