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Gustav is shutting the lights in much of Southern Louisiana. Entergy says 710,000 households and businesses are now without electricity.
“We’re not sending any of our linemen out in this weather it’s not safe for them,” said Phil Allison, spokesman for Entergy. “The plan is, wait for the storm to move through. Once the winds have subsided we’ll send crews out to assess the situation. If the wind doesn’t die down till 9pm that assessment won’t happen till tomorrow.”
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