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HURRICANE IRMA: No, You're Not Getting A Generator Anytime Soon

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Whole house generators are fantastic when there is a storm with massive power loss like we are all currently experiencing. But they are not installed instantly. We have heard from several generator companies that potential customers are unrealsitically asking for generators to be installed today. Now. In minutes. Here’s reality:…

HURRICANE IRMA: PBC To Fly Hundreds Of Pets Out Of State

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County) — Approximately 200 pets will be transported by three Palm Tran buses at 6 a.m. tomorrow morning to Palm Beach International Airport for a flight north by Wings of Rescue. The pets will be traveling to New York and New Hampshire shelters respectively to be placed in loving…

HURRICANE IRMA: Reduce Water Order Continues In Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County) — Customers of Palm Beach County Water Utilities are asked to limit draining or flushing water into the sanitary system until FPL has fully restored power to the county. This includes bathing, toilet flushing, dish washing and running any kind of water down drains. Anyone who experiences an…

HURRICANE IRMA: FEMA May Have Money For You

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FEMA/Palm Beach County) — Preliminary damage assessments estimate approximately $19 million of damage in the county at this time. As a result, Palm Beach County has been included in a FEMA Major Disaster Declaration, triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from Hurricane Irma. Residents with…

HURRICANE IRMA: Palm Beach County Curfew Update

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County) — A curfew for all of Palm Beach County remains in place and the hours have been modified to 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. until further notice. This curfew is to ensure the safety of citizens as well as to protect the personal property and businesses from looters.…

HURRICANE IRMA: FP HELL! Utility Website Completely Inoperable

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If you’re checking on the status of your power outage through the FPL website, good luck. FPL’s outage website is completely inoperable. It is bouncing between not loading at all and displaying a message that communication system problems are making it impossible to accurately report information. Communication system problem created…

HURRICANE IRMA: PBC SCHOOLS CLOSED UNTIL MONDAY

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County Schools are officially closed until Monday. Superintendent Robert Avossa reports that FPL’s power problems are trickling down to the school level — there’s no power and, of course, air conditioning in several schools countywide. An assessment concerning reopening Monday will be made over the next few days.