Lightning strike leaves over 12,000 without power in Tangipahoa

Lightning strike leaves over 12,000 without power in Tangipahoa
Over 12,000 people were without power in Tangipahoa Parish Thursday. (Source: Entergy)

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La. (WAFB) - Thousands were left without power Thursday after a lightning strike reportedly struck a substation.

According to Entergy, over 12,000 people in Tangipahoa Parish were affected by the outage.

Crews have been working since last night to restore power.

Entergy estimates power will be back on around 5 p.m. Thursday.

To view a real-time map of current outages, click here.

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