Utility companies announced more than 1,000 people in the Port Allen area were in the dark after strong storms moved through early Friday morning.

Entergy reported around 1,300 people in West Baton Rouge Parish lost power. They estimated the lights could come back on around 12:30 p.m.

Plaquemines Parish was also hit hard with power outages. Entery reported 1,400 customers were without electricity there.

More than 750 people in East Baton Rouge Parish lost power, many of them concentrated in a DEMCO-served area around Port Hudson Plains Road near Zachary.

Story coutesy of WBRZ News 2.