Orleans Parish can be without power for several weeks after multiple transmission lines come down

Orleans Parish can be without power for several weeks after multiple transmission lines come down

Orleans Parish can be without power for several weeks after multiple transmission lines come down


Hundreds of thousands of people have been left without power in Louisiana since Hurricane Idana devastated southeastern Louisiana. The hurricane struck just before noon on Sunday. Due to the catastrophic damage to the company’s transmission system, Enterji said Orleans Parish does not have all the electricity. >> How to watch WDSU if you lose power Hurricane Ida and its effects are being felt in southern Louisiana. As of 10 a.m. Monday, more than 960,000 customers were without power, according to Enterprise and Cleco. New Orleans is in the dark after the loss of eight transmission lines. May said that those transmission lines do not have to be repaired line by line to restore power to the people. May said one of the transmission lines, a line serving Jefferson Parish to Avondale to Harhan, was one of the company’s strongest lines. The line resisted Hurricane Katrina but was blown away by Ida according to May. May also said he could not say for sure if power could be restored before the New Orleans Saints home opens. Currently 15,000 line workers are helping to restore power to the New Orleans area. As of May, another 20,000 workers have been requested. >> Check out the power outage map of Enterage here >> Check out the power outage map of Kleko here. But officials said that, based on historical data on Category 4 hurricanes, some customers could be without power for at least three weeks. Related: Tracking Ida: See maps, models and routes: Live coverage of Hurricane Ida here: Play videos from WDSUCLICK here for the latest forecasts and videocasts Get ready now: What to include in Hurricane Kit Your pet here for hurricane season has a list of resident and county emergency contact information Resources for people with disabilities, functional needs before tropical climates

Hundreds of thousands of people have been left without power in Louisiana since Hurricane Idana devastated southeastern Louisiana.

The hurricane struck just before noon on Sunday.

Due to the catastrophic damage to the company’s transmission system, Intergi said Orleans Parish has no electricity at all.

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Hurricane Ida and its aftermath are being felt in southern Louisiana. As many as 960,000 customers were without power as of 10 a.m. Monday, Enterge and Kleko reported.

More than 850,000 consumers in New Orleans are without electricity, according to Philip May with Enterprise.

New Orleans is in the dark after the loss of eight transmission lines.

May said those transmission lines don’t need to be repaired at all Line by line To restore the power of the people.

May said one of the transmission lines, a line serving Jefferson Parish to Avondale to Harhan, was one of the company’s strongest lines.

The line resisted Hurricane Katrina but was blown away by Ida according to May.

May also said he could not say for sure if power could be restored before the New Orleans Saints home opens.

Currently 15,000 line workers are helping to restore power to the New Orleans area. As of May, another 20,000 workers have been requested.

>> Check out the power outage map of the enterprise here

>> Check out Kleko’s power outage map here

Enterprise officials said they have additional crews available. But officials said that, based on historical data on Category 4 hurricanes, some customers may be without electricity for at least three weeks.

Watch the video above for the latest Power Outage update from the Enterprise Officer.


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