TAMPA - After the storm has passed, we may experience widespread power outages. For the safety of repair crews, power companies will not begin restoration efforts until wind speeds are down under 35 miles per hour. Please be patient. Power suppliers will provide service restoration updates to ABC Action News to keep everyone informed of their progress.
Restoring Electrical Service
Repair crews work to return power to the facilities that serve the largest number of affected customers first. Priorities are not established by where your home is located geographically, your payment history or how often you call. Crews focus on facilites that provide essential service to your community, such as hospitals, police and fire stations and television or radio stations. Once major repairs have been made, work begins to restore smaller groups and individual customers.
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