WBRZ News 2:

Thousands of people are without power in East Baton Rouge and Ascension Parish.

Electricity services were cut about 5:20 p.m. Monday, according to the Entergy website, the company reporting the problems. Crews are making repairs and service is estimated to be reconnected by 10 p.m.

There were no immediate reports about what caused the outage to some 20,000 customers that includes people along I-10 and Hwy. 42 in Ascension Parish and the Old Jefferson and Shenandoah communities of Baton Rouge.