Power restored in Robertson, Madison, and Walker Counties after tornado

FRANKLIN, Tex. (KBTX) - After the tornado hit on Saturday, 6,000 Entergy customers in Robertson County, Walker County, and Madison County were left without power.

Entergy brought in 300 employees and contractors to help get power restored. Their goal was for all customers who could receive power to have it back by 8:00 p.m. Monday. As of 7:40 p.m, there were only 29 customers in Robertson County and 27 in Madison County left with out power.

Officials with Entergy say about 50 power poles were torn from the ground in Franklin.

"It looked like the Jolly Green Giant pulled them out of the ground, because they were literally just uprooted," said Kacee Kirschvink, Senior Communication Specialist with Entergy.

Crews have been working quickly. On Sunday, the restored a major transmission line that gave power back to 3,500 people.

On Monday, they were going outage to outage.

"What we have to do is go and inspect the property, see what the damage is, fix the damage and then bring them back online," said Kirschvink.

A curfew is still in effect Monday night from 9 p.m. until 7 a.m.