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Mar 30, 2022

Opelousas High, Biomed Dismissing Early after Power Outage

Classes will be dismissed at 11 a.m.

May 10, 2021

Cleco to begin periodic power outages to some customers

Cleco says they have been instructed to reduce demand on the power grid by beginning power outages to customers in Eunice, Opelousas, Ville Platte, Mamou, Oakdale and Washington.

Feb 16, 2021

Electrical fire at substation in Opelousas causes power outages

An electrical fire at a substation in the northwest part of Opelousas left some residents in the area without power on Thursday morning.

Oct 15, 2020

Saturday Updates: Delta downgraded to tropical depression, causes outages, damage

Hurricane Delta made landfall Friday evening. The now-tropical depression headed for Mississippi left damage, major outages across south Louisiana

Oct 10, 2020

Cleco plans power outage in Opelousas for transmission line repairs Open Navigation Close Navigation

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) -- Cleco customers in the City of Opelousas will be without power Sunday night for repairs to a major transmission line.

Jun 12, 2020

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I am reporting a power outage because of the storm Laura. We have been without electricity since four am this morning. I would really appreciate if Cleo will do their job quickly

Sarah Guidry | August 27, 2020  

Yes!!! No Lights!!!

Nancy Reiszner | April 10, 2020  

NO POWER!!! Do you know the problem???

Nancy Reiszner 1932 Edwards st. | April 10, 2020  

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loveekay__'s avatar

This power outage finna blow me son

@loveekay__ | 10:01 PM - 14 Jun 2020
BrUce_Tha_Juice's avatar

Um so Cleco, are y’all going to fix this power outage?

@BrUce_Tha_Juice | 02:18 PM - 10 Sep 2019

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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Opelousas, Louisiana

City Opelousas
County St. Landry
State Louisiana (LA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 70570, 70571