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UPDATE: Less than 6,000 now without power

Power outages
Posted at 5:47 PM, Oct 27, 2021

UPDATE (9:00 p.m.): Less than 6,000 residents are without power as of 9 p.m. That's down from a peak of more than 20,000 earlier Wednesday evening.

According to, which tracks outages from different power companies, there were 20,813 outages reported as of 7:11 p.m.

Cameron Parish reported the highest percentage of outages, with 42%. All power has been restored there. The highest number of customers without power was in Calcasieu Parish, where 3,344 were reporting outages. Less than 600 remain without power in Calcasieu Parish.

A small number of outages were in the Acadiana area, including St. Landry, St. Martin, and St. Mary Parishes. Storms are now tracking through the eastern part of the state, and outages were starting to be reported there as well.

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