Power coming back, residents return in Irma-battered Florida

Source: USA Today

“Virtually all East Coast customers of the state’s biggest provider of power should have power restored by Sunday, and western customers will be fully up and running five days later, Florida Power & Light said Tuesday. Company spokesman Rob Gould said a preliminary assessment of Hurricane Irma’s devastation indicated damage to the electrical infrastructure was not as extensive as expected. That included the western coast, which took a direct hit from Irma.” [editor’s note: Not on either coast myself and looking forward to power restoration! – TLK] (09/12/17)