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Power outages reported across Jeff Davis Parish Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Residents of several communities in southern Jeff Davis Parish are without power Tuesday night.
Nearly 2,000 residents without power in SWLA Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Nearly 2,000 residents in Southwest Louisiana are without power, primarily in the DeRidder and Moss Bluff areas.
BRPROUD | 1 injured in Plaquemine shooting Friday, Iberville sheriff’s office investigating Open Navigation Close Navigation
PLAQUEMINE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting Friday afternoon in Plaquemine. According to the sheriff’s office, a funeral for a murdered Baton Rouge victim was taking place on the corner of Highway 77 and Talbot Drive when shots were fired around 12:30 p.m. A male victim was injured. The […]
BATON ROUGE - Power outages across the capital area slowed traffic as lights in busy areas were taken out by bad weather Friday morning.
Live updates: Storms move through New Orleans, flooding streets and knocking out power | Weather | nola.com
Heavy rainfall in New Orleans East has outpaced drainage pump capacity, S&WB says
Power outage scheduled for Anacoco area on May 12 Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
The outage is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and last about four hours.
Olin expects lengthy power, production outages in Texas, Louisiana: CEO | S&P Global Commodity Insights
Olin s overall output of chlor alkali and other products will remain tight through most of 2022 because of extended production and power outages, CEO Scott Sutton said April 29.
Plaquemine chlorine leak largest in years, but EPA says it wasn't enough for mild symptoms | News | theadvocate.com
An Olin Chemical chlorine leak last week that sent poisonous chlorine gas wafting into neighborhoods in Plaquemine and prompted 39 people to go to the hospital released an estimated 6,512
At least 23 hospitalized after chlorine leak at chemical plant near Plaquemine, officials say | Environment | theadvocate.com
Nearly two dozen people were hospitalized in the 30 hours following an overnight chlorine gas leak outside the Dow Hydrocarbons complex, the Iberville Parish president said Thursday.
The outage will affect residences and businesses between Barriere Road to the Intracoastal Canal.
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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.