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ENTERGY CREWS AND CREWS FROM OUTSIDE THE AREA ARE WORKING TO RESTORE POWER. IN MANY CASES TREES ARE STILL AN ISSUE ON POWER  LINES. MANY NEW POLES NEED TO BE SET AND TRANSFORMERS

MANY RESTORED AREAS HAVE GROUND-LEVEL TRANSFORMERS AND UNDERGROUND LINES

MANY SAYING THEY ARE NOT SEEING CREWS.

THE IS NO SENSE IN FIXING LINES AT THE END OF THE LINE WHEN THEY CAN’T GET POWER TO THE LINES. THAT IS THE PRIORITY NOW GETTING THE MAIN TRANSMISSION LINES REPAIRED.
TEXAS

Entergy Texas expects 50% of impacted customers to be restored by the end of day Wednesday

Entergy Texas storm crews worked overnight to restore power to customers after heavy rain and strong winds from Hurricane Beryl caused widespread outages across Southeast Texas. As of 11:30 a.m., approximately 217,000 customers are without power.

Based on initial damage assessments, the company expects 50% of impacted customers to be restored by the end of day Wednesday. It could take up to a week to restore power to customers in the hardest hit areas. We expect to provide more specific information regarding estimated restoration times Tuesday evening.

A restoration workforce of more than 1,300 are in the field helping to restore service, and the company continues to secure additional resources and people to expedite the restoration process. Crews and contractors are prepared to work long hours and throughout the night to fully restore power as quickly as possible.

The Woodlands, TX

Location specific information:

Conroe Network (Includes Montgomery, Panorama Village, Willis, and surrounding areas)

There are approximately 65,700 customers without power in the Conroe Network. The specific challenges to restoration efforts are downed trees and vegetation.

Damage assessments are 30% complete and have found:

19 poles down
12,600 feet of downed wire
20 damaged transformers
33 crossarms

Crews are actively working to restore power in the following locations: Grangerland, Highway 242 and 1485, Damage by Caney Creek High School, and downed wires off 336 South and 105.

Woodlands Network (includes Oak Ridge North, Shenandoah, Woodloch, and surrounding areas)

There are approximately 42,000 customers without power in the Woodlands network which includes roughly 162 in Oak Ridge North, 2433 in Shenandoah, 37,332 in The Woodlands, and the rest are spread throughout the network.

Major issues in the area include downed trees and vegetation, as well as damage to high-voltage lines and substations.

Damage assessments are ongoing and have found:

25 poles down
14,400 feet of downed wire
12 damaged transformers
31 crossarms

New Caney Network (includes Huffman, Porter, Roman Forest, Woodbranch, and surrounding areas)

There are approximately 33,000 customers without power.

Damage assessments are underway and have found:

12 poles down
12,000 feet of downed wire
11 damaged crossarms
Crews are actively working to restore power in the following locations: Along Gasoline Avenue to Bethal Baptist, Grace Lane, Lazy Pine Drive to North Wood Country Drive.

Cleveland Network: (includes Patton Village, Plum Grove, Splendora, and surrounding areas)

There are approximately 20,400 customers without power in the Cleveland Network. Noted challenges are vegetation issues and truck access.

Damage assessments are underway, with 15% complete, and have found:

17 poles down
19,500 ft of downed wire

Crews are actively working in various locations this morning, with the focus in Plum Grove & Paul Campbell Loop.

Huntsville Network (includes Corrigan, Groveton, Madisonville, New Waverly, Normangee, North Zulch, Trinity, and surrounding areas)

There are approximately 18,000 customers without power in the Huntsville network. Roughly 9800 in Huntsville, 4100 in Trinity, 2400 in Corrigan/ Groveton are and the rest are spread throughout the network.

Downed trees and vegetation are presenting challenges. Corrigan/ Groveton also has high-voltage lines down.

Damage assessments are 30% complete and have found:

5 poles down
30,000 feet of downed wire
3 damaged transformers
30 crossarms
Since 6am this morning, we have restored 50% of Elkins Lake neighborhood.

Crews are actively working in various locations with the focus in Trinity and New Waverly this morning.

Winnie (includes Anahuac, Bolivar Peninsula and surrounding areas)

There are approximately 9,500 customers without power in the Winnie Network.

There are flood waters, tree damage, road access issues, and the need for special equipment at Bolivar Peninsula.

Damage assessments are in progress, with crews actively working at High Island and 6th street, Highway 65 at FM 1410 intersection, multiple locations along FM 563, FM 562 and McBride.

Crews have successfully restored power to 15708 HWY 365, Indian Trails Dr., 2439 Highway 124 and 2447 FM 563 in Anahuac.

Beaumont Network (includes Bevil Oaks, China, Nome, and surrounding areas):

There are approximately 7,300 customers currently without power.

Damage assessments are 65% complete and have identified the following damages:

19 poles down
25,800 feet of downed wire
9 damaged transformers
12 crossarms

Crews are actively working to restore power in the following locations: Patterson Road, Maida and Helbig Road area, Highway 105, and West End area.

Dayton Network (includes Ames, Baston, Daisetta, Devers, Hardin, Hull, Huffman, Liberty, Saratoga, and surrounding areas)

There are approximately 6,600 customers with out power in the Dayton Network.

Downed vegetation and truck access are slowing restoration efforts.

Damage assessments are 10% complete and have found:

9 poles down
12,000 feet of downed wire
2 damaged transformers
15 damaged crossarms
Crews are actively working to restore power in the following locations: Saratoga, Moss Bluff off of FM 563, Woodland Hill off of HWY 321, Magnolia Ames Substation.

Orange Network (includes Bridge City, Pine Forest, Pinehurst, Rose City, Vidor and surrounding areas):

There are approximately 4,700 customers without power. Noted challenges are vegetation issues and truck access.

Damage assessments are 30% complete and have found:

3 poles down
9,600 feet of downed wire
4 damaged transformers

Crews have successfully restored power in the following locations: Slaughter Rd and I10, Bessie Heights, Lost Lake, Arbor, FM 408, Dunromin Rd, Westbend and Mill St.

Crews are actively working to restore power in the following locations: Hwy 1136, Hwy 1131 and Hwy 12 in Vidor affecting approximately 1300 customers.

Silsbee Network (includes Kountze, Lumberton, Woodville, Hardin County, Tyler County, and surrounding areas)

There are approximately 4,100 customers without power in the Silsbee Network.

Damage assessments are 50% complete and have found:

5 poles down
26,700 feet of downed wire
4 damaged transformers
18 damaged crossarms

Since our last update, crews have successfully restored power in the following locations: Rolling Hills Dr., Swinney Road, Highway 69 North of FM 3065, Walton Road, Michael Loop, and Mormon Church Road at Neyland.

Crews are actively working to restore power in the following locations: Wingfield Dr., County Road 4470, Merry Mark Dr., FM 92, Peck Road, Pecan Lane, and East Nature Trail.

Port Arthur Network (includes Port Arthur, Groves, Nederland, Sabine Pass, Taylor’s Landing, Port Acres and surrounding areas)

There are approximately 1,000 customers without power. Nearly 8000 customers have been restored.

Damage assessment is 60% complete and has found:

5 poles down
9,000 feet of downed wire
9 damaged crossarms
4 damaged transformers

Serviceman and vegetation workers are working to safely restore power on Rose Ave., Gulfway Dr., Pleasure Island Blvd., Lawndale, and Nottingham Lane.

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