Companies prepared should storm impact Louisiana
New Orleans, La. – Entergy New Orleans, Inc., Entergy Louisiana, LLC and
Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C. are closely monitoring Tropical Storm
Karen as it moves toward landfall this weekend along the Gulf Coast.
Entergy’s utility companies in Louisiana are preparing for the possibility of
thunderstorms, heavy rains and high winds, which could lead to power outages in
southern Louisiana. Entergy’s line crews and contractors are on notice and
prepared to safely restore service to customers as quickly as possible.
Entergy urges customers to monitor the storm and to prepare to implement their
own storm plans if needed.
Storm-preparedness tips, updates and outage maps are available to customers
through Entergy Storm
Center. Customers also can access outage maps and other account, storm and
safety information by downloading
Entergy’s free app.
Through entergytext.com, customers can
sign up to send and receive text information about power outages at their homes
and businesses. Registration is simple. Customers will need their service
address, ZIP code and the last four digits of the primary account holder’s
Social Security Number. From any text-capable cellphone, send the message REG to
368374. The system will respond and ask for an Entergy account number and ZIP
As with any storm, safety is always Entergy’s first priority for employees and
customers. Customers should call 800-9OUTAGE (800-968-8243) to report downed or
dangling power lines, poles or other damaged equipment.
Entergy New Orleans, Inc. is an electric and gas utility that serves Louisiana’s
Orleans Parish. The company provides electricity to more than 169,000 customers
and natural gas to more than 100,000 customers. Entergy New Orleans is a
subsidiary of Entergy Corporation, which celebrates its 100th anniversary in
Entergy’s Louisiana utility companies serve more than one million customers
through the operating companies Entergy Louisiana, LLC and Entergy Gulf States
Louisiana, L.L.C. With operations in southern, central and northeastern
Louisiana, the companies are part of Entergy Corporation’s electric system
serving 2.8 million customers in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas.-30-
Entergy Storm Center:
Entergy App: entergy.com/app