NEWORLEANS- Entergy says that there is a power outage in parts of the New Orleans Uptown area. The company's outage map showed about 11,000 places without power at the peak of the outage. The number quickly dwindled to less than 1,000 by 2:30 pm.
The company hasn't stated the reason yet for the outage, but says the power is expected to be restored by 5 p.m.
The map indicates a large part of Tchoupitoulas, between Napoleon and Jefferson avenues and a large area of and around Freret Streets between Napoleon and Calhoun.