NEW ORLEANS — Thousands of Entergy New Orleans customers in Algiers woke up without power Wednesday morning.

A spokesperson for Entergy New Orleans said the outage started around 4:20 a.m. after a barge on the Mississippi River near Algiers Point struck equipment.

Algiers Power Outage
Entergy New Orleans

The company's outage map reported that more than 5,000 customers were without power for nearly two hours. As of 6:30 a.m., only 63 customers were without power.

Click here to view the Entergy Outage Map.

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