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Cleco restores power to more than 50% of customers

Cleco makes changes to computer system, including payments
Posted at 9:30 PM, Aug 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-29 22:30:13-04

Cleco 8-29 9 p.m. update: Cleco crews continue to make progress, restoring power to more than 50 percent of the 140,000 customers affected by Hurricane Laura after it made landfall in southwest Louisiana Thursday. As of 8:30 p.m., power has been restored to approximately 72,000 customers. Crews began their first full day of storm restoration work yesterday. Below are outages by parish as of 8:30 p.m.

Acadia - 46
Allen - 5,917
Avoyelles - 2,065
Beauregard - 5,122
Calcasieu - 2,461
Catahoula - 18
Desoto - 637
Evangeline - 1,218
Grant - 7,443
Iberia - 24
Jefferson Davis - 39
Lasalle - 15
Natchitoches - 646
Rapides - 31,480 Red River - 43
Sabine - 4,120
St. Landry - 117
St. Mary - 15
Vernon - 5,685

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