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Power restored in Kenner after around 20k lost lights in afternoon outage

As of 3:30 p.m, power had been restored to almost all customers.
Credit: Entergy

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.

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