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IMAGES: Tropical Storm Nicole's impacts in South Florida
Nicole made landfall just south of Vero Beach as a Category 1 hurricane around 3 a.m. Thursday. Here are some of the latest updates, pictures, and video of weather impacts in South Florida.
Hurricane Ian: Food Distribution, Debris Pickup, Sarasota Transit | Sarasota, FL Patch
Hurricane Ian: Food Distribution, Debris Pickup, Sarasota Transit - Sarasota, FL - Check out the latest about Sarasota County's Hurricane Ian recovery efforts: power outages, boil water advisories, sandbags, schools closed.
Hurricane Ian updates, news in Sarasota and Manatee counties | Sarasota | Your Observer
Water and wastewater services were restored to most of Siesta and Casey keys on Saturday morning. A boil water notice is in effect.
Saturday morning update: Power outages on the Suncoast Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Power outages across the Suncoast
Free Wi-Fi hotspots available amidst power outages, some UNF services to resume after Ian – UNF Spinnaker
Comcast announced yesterday that its public Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots are open to everyone in Florida — even people who are not subscribers — in the wake of over 2.6 million Florida homes being without power due to Hurricane Ian, according to poweroutage.us. The over 200,000 Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots are usually located in public places such...
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Sarasota, Florida power outage map: See totals from Hurricane Ian
As Hurricane Ian brings dangerous storm surge, high winds and flooding rain to Florida, here's a look at power outages around Sarasota.
FPL: Lay off poles | News, Sports, Jobs - FORT MYERS - Beach Observer and Beach Bulletin
An eagle-eyed citizen on Delmar Avenue noticed something quite strange atop an electric pole at the end of the residential street and near the town's public acc
FPL takes down osprey nest | News, Sports, Jobs - FORT MYERS - Beach Observer and Beach Bulletin
Last month, on Feb. 7 in the middle of a sunny afternoon, a loud crashing bang was heard on Main Street on San Carlos Island. The sound came from the direc
Merritt Island power outage affects 570 people Friday morning
At least 570 people lost power Friday morning on Merritt Island
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.
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