COVINGTON – Thousands of Cleco customers on the Northshore are without power after heavy storms passed through St. Tammany Parish Saturday afternoon.
According to Cleco’s outage map, more than 2,500 customers are without power as of 3:45 p.m. in St. Tammany Parish. The outages were concentrated in the 70433 ZIP code in the area off of S Tyler Street north of I-12.
Cleco reports that the cause of the power outage has been identified and repairs are underway.
The Covington Library has closed to do the prolonged outage.
The Covington Library has closed due to a prolonged power outage. We hope you're still in the light!— St. Tammany Library (@sttammanylib) July 15, 2017
Bands of heavy rain caused similar outages on the south shore. As of 3:45 p.m., more than 800 customers in Jefferson Parish were without power.