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Power outage in Tangipahoa, Louisiana? Contact your local utility company.
30 YEARS AGO, A Tropical Depression Formed That Would Later Become Hurricane Andrew... | Weather Team | wdrb.com
Andrew's journey began as a tropical wave departing the West African coast on August 14th. By August 16th, the wave was organized enough to be classified a tropical depression, and
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Be prepared for 7 days without power during category 1 hurricane, Entergy says | Weather/Traffic | theadvocate.com
In most years, giving guidance in the Baton Rouge area about how long the power will be out because of hurricane-force winds isn't a factor. Hurricane Ida, however, provided a
Thousands without power Wednesday afternoon Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Entergy is reporting power outages for thousands of its customers Wednesday afternoon, July 6.
Monroe office closed today, 6/10/2022, due to an electrical outage | Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is responsible for managing and protecting Louisiana’s abundant natural resources. The department issues hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses, as well as boat titles and registrations.
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Outages hit its peak at more than 7,600 JP residents in the dark Friday, with an additional 1,200 in St. James, 650 in St. Bernard, and 500 in Orleans.
All Louisiana nursing homes are now required to have power generators to keep people safe during a storm in case the storm causes a power outage.
La. officials discuss efforts to protect nursing home, assisted-living residents this hurricane season Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
After deaths of elderly residents in the wake of Hurricane Ida, the Louisiana Department of Health and the city of New Orleans discuss changes made for this hurricane season.
Street flooding, power outages reported in Baton Rouge area from severe storms | Weather/Traffic | theadvocate.com
A powerful line of thunderstorms caused power outages and street flooding in the Baton Rouge area Wednesday.
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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.