Power Outage in Ponchatoula, LA

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Entergy
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Washington-St.Tammany Electric Cooperative
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(985) 839-3562
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DEMCO
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News

10K Lafourche Parish residents without power Saturday night

LAFOURCHE PARISH - More than 10,000 Entergy customers in Lafourche Parish are in the dark and without AC Saturday night. 

Oct 16, 2022

Outages in multiple parishes leave hundreds without power Monday morning

Power outages in Assumption, Ascension, and East Baton Rouge Parish left hundreds without power Monday morning. 

Oct 10, 2022

Mystery power outage in EBR, Ascension restored; Engineers still troubleshooting why the grid went down

PRAIRIEVILLE - More than 15,000 households were without power near the East Baton Rouge-Ascension parish line Monday afternoon.

Sep 12, 2022

Power outages around BR area take out lights, stall traffic in busy areas

BATON ROUGE - Power outages across the capital area slowed traffic as lights in busy areas were taken out by bad weather Friday morning.

Jul 21, 2022

Hard-to-reach equipment slowing down repairs in Baton Rouge neighborhood, Entergy says

A neighborhood in Baton Rouge has been without power for roughly a day as Entergy has struggled to reach damaged equipment.

Jun 16, 2022

DEMCO warns customers of cost increases, hurricane season

DEMCO sent a note to customers Tuesday warning about the upcoming hurricane season and the higher-than-normal electricity bills users have received lately.

Jun 7, 2022

School system shocked by planned power outage at school - utility notification process being reviewed

An elementary school lost power late Tuesday morning, prompting the East Baton Rouge school system to move students to another campus to finish out the school day.

May 17, 2022

Entergy blames squirrel for major outage in New Orleans area Friday

NEW ORLEANS - For the second time in three days, thousands of Entergy customers in New Orleans were left without power after an animal caused an electrical short.

Mar 10, 2022

A month after Ida, parts of Tangipahoa Parish still face internet outages, other problems | News | theadvocate.com

A month since Hurricane Ida left Tangipahoa Parish reeling, many residents are still picking up the pieces.

Sep 27, 2021

Nearly 750k still without power in Louisiana; what energy companies are doing about it

Early Wednesday morning, three days after Hurricane Ida carved a path of destruction through south Louisiana, just over 94,000 Entergy customers remain in the dark in the capital area.

Sep 2, 2021

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Lights are out down Hebert been out since early this morning

Megan Cleveland | January 11, 2020  

Lights out at 39175 Everett Ln, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 Tree across power lines

Marsha Vaughn | October 26, 2019  

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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.

Ponchatoula, Louisiana

City Ponchatoula
County Tangipahoa
State Louisiana (LA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 70454