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Local animal shelters moving forward post-hurricane | News, Sports, Jobs - SANIBEL-CAPTIVA - Island Reporter, Islander and Current
The impact of Hurricane Ian has affected all in the Southwest Florida area, including our four-legged friends. Local animal shelters were lucky to have not sus
"We have moved 1.6 million gallons of fuel into southwest Florida to support different spots," DeSantis said.
Power in parts of Florida could be out for more than a week as flooding lingers in Ian's wake | CNN Close icon
It could be more than a week until power lines are fully restored in some parts of Florida as residents deal with major flooding after the deadly Hurricane Ian, expected to be the most expensive storm in the Sunshine State's history.
Hurricane Ian updates: Gov. Ron DeSantis will give an update on the efforts made in the wake of Hurricane Ian’s devastation in Florida from the state Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee on Friday morning.
Ian expected to dissipate soon after striking Carolinas and killing at least 45 in Florida | CNN Close icon
Ian, now a post-tropical cyclone, was moving farther inland Friday night after pummeling South Carolina with fierce winds and a destructive storm surge, less than two days after killing at least 45 people in Florida and leaving behind an apocalyptic path of destruction.
Substantial loss of life' possible in Florida as Hurricane Ian takes aim at South Carolina | CNN Close icon
Ian's vicious combination of winds, rain and storm surge caused at least a dozen deaths, flooded homes, cut off roadways and left millions of Florida residents without power Thursday as it again intensified into a hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean and barreled toward South Carolina.
Hurricane Ian made landfall Wednesday and then started making its way toward Florida's east coast. How is Marion County faring?
Some Southwest Florida counties "off the grid" after Hurricane Ian wiped out power to millions - CBS News
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Thursday that there were more than 2 million power outages in Southwest Florida alone and that at least two counties will likely need their infrastructure rebuilt.
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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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