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Apr 27, 2015

18:07:49 GMT--Power Outage - North-America - USA


EDIS Number: PW-20150427-47967-USA
Date / time: 27/04/2015 17:56:43 [UTC]
Event: Power Outage
Area: North-America
Country: USA
State/County: State of Louisiana
Location: Baton Rouge
Number of Deads: N/A
Number of Injured: N/A
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: 70500 person(s)
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: Heavy

Description:

Entergy reports power outages have affected more than 70,500 customers in the Baton Rouge area as of 10:35 a.m., according to the power company's website. Strong thunderstorms whipped through Baton Rouge Monday morning, producing heavy rain, splitting trees and knocking out power lines. LSU has cancelled all classes Monday, April 27, because of the hazardous weather conditions happening in the Baton Rouge area. University officials lifted the shelter in place restrictions at 11:20 a.m. Classes remain in session at the University of Louisiana Lafayette. The Baton Rouge Area Foundation has also cancelled its meeting today revealing proposed services for a behavioral health center. The meeting will be held Monday, May 11, 1-3 p.m. at the Main Library, Goodwood Blvd.

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