All government websites in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, were down Tuesday morning as the city deals with the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, which passed through the area as a Category 4 storm Sunday.
Officials did not reveal a cause for the outage but said updates on the storm recovery would be shared via its text message alert system and through its official social media channels.
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Nearly 800,000 people are currently without power, according to data from power company Entergy New Orleans.
Power remains out Tuesday in the entirety of Orleans parish. Entergy said it lost eight transmission lines in the storm and said it could take weeks to restore power to all affected customers, WDSU reported.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.