Social Media Roundup: The Co-op Response to #HurricaneLaura

A satellite view of Hurricane Laura on the morning of Aug. 27, 2020. (Image Courtesy NOAA)

As electric cooperatives in Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas deal with the effects of Hurricane Laura, check here for updates and photos from co-op social media channels.

Laura Makes Landfall, Co-ops Assess Damage and Restoration Begins

JDEC Reports ProgressFor Immediate Release: JENNINGS (September 1, 2020) –Jeff Davis Electric Cooperative (JDEC) was…

Posted by Jeff Davis Electric CO-OP on Tuesday, September 1, 2020

132 line workers, 57 right-of-way workers and equipment will assist Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi) of…

Posted by Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas on Monday, August 31, 2020

More help has arrived! Thank you Pioneer Electric Cooperative!

Posted by Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi) on Saturday, August 29, 2020

JDEC Reports Damages Greater than Hurricane RitaJENNINGS (August 30, 2020) –Jeff Davis Electric Cooperative (JDEC)…

Posted by Jeff Davis Electric CO-OP on Sunday, August 30, 2020

Our crews are working side by side with other electric cooperatives to help Southwest Electric get their power restored after Hurricane Laura left thousands in the dark. Thanks for your hard work guys!

Posted by Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association on Friday, August 28, 2020

Our sister co-op Washington St. Tammany Electric is sending aid our way!

Posted by Jeff Davis Electric CO-OP on Friday, August 28, 2020

Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas is ready to lend a helping hand to our #LACoops after #HurricaneLaura

Posted by Assn. of Louisiana Electric Cooperatives on Thursday, August 27, 2020

There is extensive damage to the power system. Consumers should plan to be without power for several days. Best…

Posted by Jeff Davis Electric CO-OP on Thursday, August 27, 2020

Laura has arrived. Please stay safe and alert as the storm passes through our area. Our crews are prepared to restore…

Posted by Southwest Arkansas Electric Cooperative on Thursday, August 27, 2020

August 27, 2020 | 9 AMFollowing Hurricane Laura's landfall, Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is reporting 22,154…

Posted by Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative on Thursday, August 27, 2020

8/27/2020 3PM UPDATE – SLEMCO has 44,235 customers still without power and these customers are scattered throughout our…

Posted by SLEMCO on Thursday, August 27, 2020

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