NEW ORLEANS — UPDATE: An Entergy spokesperson said power was restored to all customers who lost power around 4:30 p.m., and they said equipment failure caused the outage.
More than 1,900 Entergy lost power around 4 p.m. Tuesday, Entergy's outage map said.
Most of the customers affected were north of West Esplanade Avenue between the Duncan and Elmwood canals, near the Pontchartrain Convention and Civic Center.
The Entergy outage map said the 1,977 customers should have their power back up by 7 p.m. Tuesday.
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