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Orlove says there's proof FPL's efforts are working. After Irma, FPL restored 50 percent of customers affected within one day of the restoration process. In Hurricane Wilma, fewer customers were affected and it took five days to get to the same point of restoration. “We can't make the grid storm-proof,” Orlove ...
Collier County will soon receive its first federal reimbursement for the tens of millions of dollars it spent clearing roads of debris following Hurricane Irma. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved sending $10.6 million to Collier County to help cover the cost of the first wave of debris ...

“This was evident during our restoration efforts after recent hurricanes, including Hurricane Irma, during which we responded quickly, considering the size and scope of the storm and compared to Hurricane Wilma. the last major storm to affect our service area,”he added. FPL's investments to the grid proved ...
FPL's $3 billion investment has already begun to make noticeable impacts in the surrounding area by speeding the restoration efforts. Following Hurricane Irma, about 95 percent of customers had their power restored within seven days as opposed to 15 days after the passing of Hurricane Wilma in 2005.
After Irma, residents questioned how FPL had been spending its so-called storm-hardening money, which has totaled $3 billion since Hurricane Wilma in 2005. FPL says the billions went toward bringing the grid back faster after a storm instead of preventing the grid from getting knocked out. By the end of ...

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- Following Hurricane Irma, many FPL customers had no power for days, even for a week and beyond. Florida Power and Light says the restoration was actually quicker than it was in the aftermath of Hurricane Wilma in 2005. The reason: FPL said its smart grid technology and efforts ...
Today is the 12 year anniversary of Hurricane Wilma making landfall in South Florida in 2005 as a Category 3 hurricane. This story was originally published on Oct. 24, 2015. —. Ten years ago on Oct. 24, Hurricane Wilma slammed into Southwest Florida with 125 mph winds. For Charles Bartlett and his ...

12 years since Hurricane Wilma shattered Atlantic Ocean record. By Sean Sporman |. Posted: Thu 3:51 AM, Oct 19, 2017 |. Updated: Thu 8:40 AM, Oct 19, 2017. Atlantic Ocean (WTVY) -- 12 years ago was when Hurricane Wilma broke the record for the most intense storm by air pressure in the Atlantic going all the way ...
The memories of the stifled recovery from Florida's 2004-05 spate of hurricanes still haunt: gas stations with fuel but no power to pump it, high rises with people but no working elevators and neighborhoods that scrambled to recover for weeks without electricity. Florida's utility companies say they have ...
But in 1960, Hurricane Donna, a strong Category 3 hurricane, swept up the county's coast from Everglades City to Bonita Beach, causing substantial storm surge flooding along the entire coastline. In 2005, Hurricane Wilma, a Category 3 hurricane that made landfall just south of Marco Island, caused more ...
The hurricane, which is the most serious storm to make landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Wilma in 2005, combined rapid intensification with a deluge of rainfall that is expected to make it a catastrophic event for Texas. Harvey's eye came ashore late Friday near Rockport, Texas, about 35 miles northeast ...
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- Following Hurricane Irma, many FPL customers had no power for days, even for a week and beyond. Florida Power and Light says the restoration was actually quicker than it was in the aftermath of Hurricane Wilma in 2005. The reason: FPL said its smart grid technology and efforts ...
In 2005, for example, Hurricane Wilma caused extensive damage to southeastern Florida. Since then, many trees have sustained major damage from the Asian subterranean termites, Chouvenc said. As Irma struck Florida in September 2017, the center of the storm spared Broward County, and most oak ...


 

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