4 pm SUNDAY UPDATE: Entergy shares latest restoration times for PA, Mid-County

Published 5:48 pm Sunday, August 30, 2020

As of 4 p.m., Entergy Texas has 61,475 customers without power compared to the peak of 291,300 customers.

“Our electric system is still in a very fragile state and we are taking steps to improve system conditions, but the damage to our transmission system is significant,” a statement from Entergy reads.

“Due to instability of the system caused by loss of high voltage transmission lines as a result of this CAT4 hurricane, customers remaining without power in Beaumont will be restored (Monday); Port Arthur, Nederland and Port Neches by (Sunday); Groves (Monday) and the Orange area is estimated by (Friday).

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“However, given the extent of damage these times may change as our crews assess the damage and make progress restoring customers.