Albert Sims (albert71292) wrote,
Albert Sims
albert71292

  • Mood:

Guess we were lucky...

A major storm whipped through here earlier. Dish went out for about 20 minutes, and lights flickered a bit. Never lost power though. Apparently others in this area weren't so lucky, according to a recent update on the local newspapers website...

"At 9:15 p.m., Entergy spokesman Roderick Worthy said as many as 6,700 customers were without power .

Worthy said about 2,600 Ouachita Parish customers and 1,000 Morehouse Parish customers were without power. Another 3,100 customers in other northeastern Louisiana parishes also were in the dark, Worthy said.

He said crews were assessing the wind damage and could not estimate how long it would be before power was restored."


No "flickering lights" here since around 7:30pm, it's now close to 10:30pm, and the rain and wind has stopped.
Tags: electricity, power, weather
Subscribe

  • Getting Even MORE Absent Minded...

    Starting to think senility is setting in. Had to go to the grocery store again. On my shopping trip at the beginning of the month, didn't QUITE buy…

  • Boring Life So Far

    Since Andrew moved into the trailer mom lived in next door before I moved her in with me after her retirement, the room he stayed in has mostly been…

  • Medicaid Policies Cutting Into My Measly Budget

    Had to pay out of pocket for my most recent medicine refill. It's a reflux medicine I've been taking since the esophagus surgery in 2018. Last time I…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 2 comments