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FPL staged close to 17,000 workers at 20 points across the state ahead of Hurricane Irma. The workers have been working to restore power even during hurricane feeder bands

FPL staged close to 17,000 workers at 20 points across the state ahead of Hurricane Irma. The workers have been working to restore power even during hurricane feeder bands

The Utility says customers should expect to have it by end of day Sunday.

The total number of customers, representing about 13 million people, dipped from a peak of more than 7.4 million customers late on Monday. Never touch any downed or low-hanging wire, including telephone or cable wires that touch a power line.

Gould said it would take until the end of September 22 to restore power along the state's western coast where the damage was much more severe.

Gould said FPL met with Broward County officials in March before the storm season to discuss what facilities would be prioritised for power restoration this year.

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FPL estimates it will complete "essentially" restoring power to Manatee and Sarasota counties on Wednesday, according to a news release.

According to Georgia Powers Spokesperson Holly Crawford, the man was part of the 8,000 personnel brought in to help with power restoration following Irma, but he was not a Georgia Power employee.

"I want to take this opportunity to thank our partners in what is arguably the largest restoration effort in the history of the U.S.", Silagy said. Power to all 112 hospitals served by FPL is also up.

Irma, which ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record before striking the US mainland as a Category 4 hurricane on September 10, killed at least 84 people. He said they are restoring power and accessing damage to the grid.

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FPL has begun restoring power in multiple locations.

Meanwhile, many Southwest Florida residents remain frustrated that they are among the minority still without power.

Outage Map - Housed within the Outage & Storm Center, Georgia Power's interactive Outage Map provides near real-time information, allowing users to see where outages are occurring across the state and track estimated restoration times.

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