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Cleco says they've restored 97 percent of customers

Posted at 10:16 AM, Feb 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-21 11:16:15-05

As of 8 a.m. today, Cleco says they have restored power to 97 percent of the roughly 43,000 customers who lost electricity after a second winter storm hit the company’s service territory within the same week.

“We are continuing our restoration efforts today and will work until we have restored power to all of our customers,” said James Lass, director of distribution operations and emergency management.

Power Outages as of 8 a.m. on Sunday, February 21, 2021:
Avoyelles Parish 428
Catahoula Parish 26
DeSoto Parish Less than 5
Evangeline Parish 44
Grant Parish 96
Natchitoches Parish 12
Rapides Parish 850
Red River Parish Less than 5
Sabine Parish Less than 5
St. Mary Parish 12
St. Tammany Less than 5

For the latest information on power outages and restoration efforts, visit Cleco’s Storm Center page at or follow the company on Facebook @Cleco Power.