SWEPCO: Work continues to restore power to 1,100 customers in the Natchitoches area

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – SWEPCO says they have restored power to approximately 77 percent of the 23,300 customers who were without power in the wake of Hurricane Delta early Saturday.

SWEPCO updated its estimates Sunday evening for residents in Natchitoches to expect power to be fully restored by Monday at 10 p.m.

SWEPCO says at the peak of the outages, approximately 22,000 customers were without power.

“We continue to make significant progress and expect to complete restoration by the end of the day Tuesday for 95% of customers who can take power,” SWEPCO vice president of Region Distribution Operations Drew Seidel said in a statement Monday.

“We are continuing our drive to restore power to all customers as safely and quickly as possible, with more than 1,000 line, tree and personnel at work.”

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