BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - More than 1,000 homes in and around the Baton Rouge could be waiting hours for power to be restored to their homes.
Outage maps show more than 1,000 homes were knocked off the grid at about 5:39 p.m. after rain and wind pounded the Baton Rouge area.
Entergy says that officials are working "as quickly and safely as possible to restore service." The utility company is estimating that homes should have power back at about 2:00 a.m. Monday morning.
More information will be added to this story as estimates are updated.