Many emergencies may require sheltering-in-place in homes, businesses, or schools. High winds can knock down wires or poles, leaving you without power for an extended period of time. Be proactive.
Prepare for Power Outages
Extend your cell phone life: Purchase additional cell phone batteries. Turn off all push notifications. Keep cell phones off whenever possible. Use texts instead of calling whenever possible.
Purchase a battery-operated radio to check for updates.
Plan how to access important information you may store online even if power is off. Coordinate in advance with family out of town or out of the state.
Sign up for outage text alerts from Entergy to keep up to date with outages in your neighborhood, and when they may be fixed.
Bookmark the Entergy Outage Map to quickly check outages around town.
Power restoration can take many days or even week(s) depending on the severity of a storm. View Entergy's restoration process flow and prepare now to ensure your family's safety during an extended power outage.
Last updated: 8/30/2013 10:20:54 AM
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