NEW ORLEANS — The lights went out for around 20,000 Entergy customers Tuesday afternoon.
According to an Entergy spokesperson, a substation outage is causing the problem. The cause is still unknown, but they estimate power will be restored by 3 p.m.
There are reports from drivers that traffic lights are out on Veterans Memorial Boulevard, causing traffic problems in the area.
The lights went out around 1 p.m. this afternoon. As of 3:30 p.m, power had been restored to almost all customers. The outage peaked above 21,000 customers.