Tens of thousands of people still without power

Tens of thousands of people still without power
As of Monday morning, more than 18,000 people had no power. (Source: Entergy Louisiana)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Thousands of Mississippians are waking up another day in the dark.

As of Monday morning, more than 18,000 people had no power.

Entergy says the winter storm affected more than 500 transformers and knocked down more than 400 utility poles.

In more remote areas, the company says it could be another 48 hours before power is restored.

Entergy serves nearly 3 million utility customers in Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas.

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