Power Outage in Houma, LA

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Power outage in Houma, Louisiana? Contact your local utility company.

Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government Utilities Department
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Houma Power Outages Caused by Weather


June 27, 2019 - Thunderstorm Wind

Power lines were reported blown down near the Walmart Neighborhood Market at W. Park Avenue and Westside Boulevard in Houma.

Hollywood - Hollywood
April 7, 2019 - Thunderstorm Wind

The Terrebonne Parish Emergency Manager reported several power poles and power lines blown down on Bayou Gardens Boulevard in Bayou Cane.

Houma - Houma
May 19, 2016 - Thunderstorm Wind

Damage was reported throughout Terrebonne Parish. Power lines were reported down in Montegut. Trees were blown down in Houma, power lines were blown down and a carport damaged in Chauvin. Event time was estimated from radar.

Houma - Houma
April 27, 2015 - Thunderstorm Wind

Several trees and power poles were blown down by thunderstorm winds. Event time was estimated by radar.

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April 14, 2015 - Thunderstorm Wind

The Emergency Manager reported a tree down on a house and power lines downed due to strong winds on the southeast side of Houma.

Houma - Houma


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

When the Power Grid Goes Out, Could Solar and Batteries Power Your Home? - EcoWatch

In disaster-prone areas, people are asking if rooftop solar and battery storage systems can keep the lights on when the power grid can’t.

Oct 3, 2022

Power out after a storm in New Orleans? Here's a map of local emergency resource centers | WWNO

After most of southeast Louisiana's residents were without power — some for weeks and months — due to Hurricane Ida, New Orleans city government and community leaders have responded by setting up emergency resources for people to use after another disaster.

Aug 16, 2022

No TV or internet after Ida? Bill would make it easier to get a refund

A proposal in the Louisiana Legislature would make refunds automatic if the outage lasts more than 24 hours because of a state-declared emergency.

Apr 21, 2022

Entergy wants other customers to pay for businesses' backup generators

The utility wants to orm micro-grids that can be used during outages and peak demand times, including hurricanes.

Apr 11, 2022

Storms batter US' aging power grid as climate disasters spread | Daily Sabah

Power outages from severe weather have doubled over the past two decades across the U.S., as a warming climate stirs more destructive storms that cripple...

Apr 6, 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

Long power outages after disasters aren't inevitable – but to avoid them, utilities need to think differently

Building even more power poles and transmission lines won’t avert outages when major disasters strike.

Sep 24, 2021

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No power at Point street, Houma for 5 hours

Juancarlos January 8, 2023 | January 08, 2023  

Third Street downtown Houma, LA 7:35 pm.

Korey | October 13, 2021  

No power at Ansley place

Prakash | September 11, 2021  

Power outage on Dunn Street

Rachel Masters | December 01, 2020  

Power out on country dr, anyone knows anything on it!

Darrel | October 28, 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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Houma, Louisiana

City Houma
County Terrebonne
State Louisiana (LA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 70360, 70361, 70363, 70364

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