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Feb 19, 2021

Cleco crews restore power to over half of customers affected by second winter storm

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PINEVILLE, La. – Feb. 19, 2021 (8 a.m.) – As of 8 a.m. today, Cleco has restored power to nearly 24,000 customers after a second winter storm impacted much of the company’s service territory on Wednesday.  At the height of the storm, approximately 43,000 customers were without power.

“Overnight, our crews worked to replace downed and burnt wire, repair broken poles and restore power to nearly 2,000 additional customers,” said James Lass, director of distribution operations and emergency management.  “Crews are continuing restoration efforts this morning.”

Power Outages as of 8 a.m.

Allen Parish

337

Avoyelles Parish

5,856

Beauregard Parish

5

Calcasieu

81

Catahoula Parish

24

DeSoto Parish

248

Evangeline Parish

1,223

Grant Parish

1,546

LaSalle Parish

11

Natchitoches Parish

336

Rapides Parish

8,806

Red River Parish

90

Sabine Parish

1,394

St. Mary Parish

9

St. Tammany Parish

9

Vernon Parish

34