More than 424k without power in Louisiana as Hurricane Laura makes landfall

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SABINE PASS, TX – AUGUST 26: The water border between Texas and Louisiana is seen ahead of Hurricane Laura August 26, 2020 in Sabine Pass, Texas. Hurricane Laura, currently a Category 4 storm, is expected to make landfall along the Gulf Coast late Wednesday and early Thursday. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – There are a lot of power outages in the state because of Hurricane Laura.

To report a power outage or get information about power outages in your area through Slemco, Cleco, Entergy, Demco or LUS, see the links below.

CLECO – To report a power outage from anywhere on CLECO’s system, dial: 1-800-622-6537 or click here

DEMCO – To report a power outage from anywhere on DEMCO’s system, dial: (225) 261-1160 or 1-800-262-1160.

ENTERGY– To report a power outage from anywhere on ENTERGY’S system, dial: 1-800-368-3749 or click here

LUS – To report a power outage from anywhere on the LUS system, call 337-291-9200 or click here

SLEMCO – To report a power outage from anywhere on SLEMCO’s system, dial: 1-888-275-3626 or click here

As of 7:30 a.m. PowerOutage.us is reporting that more than 424,000 residents and businesses in Louisiana are currently without power, with the most being in Calcasieu Parish.

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