Irma Knocks Out Power to More Than 1.6 Million Customers in Florida

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Rick Scott says at least 76,000 people are without power as Irma unleashes winds and rain on the state.

Florida Power & Light Company said that almost 1.1 million customers statewide were without power Sunday morning. Some customers who experienced outages Saturday and had their power restored - some 120,000 in Miami-Dade and Broward - could be hit again. "This is a historic storm, as you've seen, and we do expect that millions of customers could be impacted by this before it's all said and done".

Rain Clouds & Wind From Irma
Rain Clouds & Wind From Irma

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All other Central Florida counties have 30 or less customers without power.

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Repairing equipment and reconnecting lines can be done more quickly than rebuilding the electric grid, which FPL warned on Friday could be the case in the tri-county region.

Hurricane Irma has knocked out power to about 2 million homes and businesses in Florida and threatens millions more as it creeps up the state's west coast, with full restoration of service to take weeks. It could become a Category 5 at any time.

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Before Hurricane Irma's full force reached Central Florida thousands of residents along the Space Coast were already without power. Silagy said that was a technique that worked during Super Storm Sandy in the Northeast and FPL found it worked during Hurricane Matthew a year ago.

48 hours after landfall, county by county estimates are given and finally 96 hours after landfall they provide restoration estimate at a more local level.

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