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New Roads Power Outages Caused by Weather


August 29, 2021 - Hurricane

The parish suffered mainly minor wind impacts with a few trees down and some minor structural damage to roofs. At the peak, approximately 50% of the parish was without power.

October 9, 2020 - Tropical Storm

Delta produced sustained tropical storm force winds with gusts likely in excess of 70mph across portions of the parish. This resulted in widespread wind damage impacts. The highest recorded gust was 60 mph at the|New Roads AWOS, but higher gusts were likely experienced across portions of the parish to the northwest closer to Delta's center. Trees and power lines were downed throughout the parish, with around 80% of the parish experiencing power outages at the peak. One indirect injury occurred when a driver struck a downed tree in the northern part of the parish.

July 13, 2019 - Tropical Storm

Tropical storm force winds downed large tree branches and a few trees. About 12 percent of the parish was without power during the peak of the storm. Heavy rainfall in the extreme northern part of the parish led to flooding of secondary roadways, and minor flooding of a few homes and other buildings on the morning of the 15th. There are no rainfall observations in that area, but storm total radar estimates were in the 10 to 15 inch range, with most of that falling on the morning of the 15th. Outside of the extreme northern part of the parish, most places likely received 3 to 6 inches of rain, with the highest reported total 5.61 inches at New Roads at site NWRL1.

October 13, 2014 - Thunderstorm Wind

Strong thunderstorm winds downed a tree on Louisiana State Highway 1, which knocked out power to local residents.

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August 19, 2011 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees were reported down along Island Road and Oakland Road. Entergy Power indicated spotty power outages along Island Road, generally south of New Roads and Lower False River Road.

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June 21, 2010

Wind and lightning from a thunderstorm knocked several trees onto power lines in the New Roads area.


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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.

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  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
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New Roads, Louisiana

City New Roads
County Pointe Coupee
State Louisiana (LA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 70760

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