Tagged: christmas 2012 snowstorm

How Crisis Communicators Rely on Social Media

by Chris Bahn 3/18/2013 12:00 am

Using a smartphone to gather information is becoming a necessity during storms. It’s why Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club division set up power stations at stores in the Northeast after Hurricane Sandy hit. It's why Entergy continues to tweak a social media plan it used during December's winter storm.

Entergy: Snowstorm Cost $65M; Customers Likely to Foot the Bill

by Associated Press 1/25/2013 8:50 am

Arkansas' largest utility says it spent up to $65 million fixing its power grid after a Christmas Day snowstorm and will ask regulators for permission to recover its losses.