As Hurricane Ida comes ashore, a main impact will be widespread power outages.
We've found a website that reports power outage data with frequent updates. PowerOutage.US collects, records, and aggregates live power outage data from utilities all over the United States, with the goal to create the single most reliable and complete source of power outage information available, the website states.
To see the Louisiana map, click here.
As of 11:25 a.m. Sunday, the website is reporting 86,922 customers without power, almost exclusively in southeast Louisiana.
To report power outages you can use the numbers below:
LUS Outages and Street Flooding and Drainage Issues
· Option 1 – LUS Power and Water Outages
· Option 2 – LUS Fiber Outages
· Option 3 – Street Flooding and Drainage Issues
*Should 311 become overloaded:
SLEMCO Power Outages
Follow updates from SLEMCO via their website, here.
Entergy Power Outages
Follow updates from Entergy via their website, here.
Cleco Power Outages
Follow updates from Cleco via their website, here.