Cleco completes 80 percent of Isaac restoration
8/31, 9 p.m. Update
PINEVILLE, La., August 31, 2012 - Cleco's 2,400 employees and contractors restored power to more than 76,000 customers in less than 36 hours after restoration efforts began. All customers living in Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, DeSoto, Evangeline, Grant, Iberia, LaSalle, St. Landry and St. Martin parishes who were affected by the storm have now been restored.
Cleco continues to make significant progress in the harder hit St. Mary and St. Tammany parishes.
Current Outage/Restoration Count
Avoyelles Parish - 12
Rapides Parish - 7
St. Mary Parish - 22
St. Tammany Parish - 18,118
Washington Parish - 397
The next update will be at 6:00 a.m.