Nearly 1,400 briefly lose power in Orleans Parish

NEW ORLEANS - More than a thousand people briefly lost power in Orleans Parish Wednesday morning.

According to the Entergy New Orleans outage map, 1,356 customers lost power around 7 a.m. near the Fairgrounds. The outages were concentrated near the intersection of Gentilly and De Saix boulevards and along I-610.

It is unclear at this time what caused the outage.

The power outages caused traffic lights in the area, causing some traffic congestion.

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