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HURRICANE IRMA: Now Water Issues Countywide

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The hits keep coming. Power problems are now causing water problems. From PBC Water Utilities: “Customers Asked to Limit Draining or Flushing Water Until Electrical Power Restored Due to electrical outages caused by Hurricane Irma, the Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department is asking customers to limit draining or flushing…

HURRICANE IRMA: Report — FPL Sent Too Many Crews To Texas, Repairs Could Take Weeks

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com has learned that FPL sent too many crews to Houston and was largely unprepared for Hurricane Irma — despite FPL’s self-generated hype that it was standing by for the storm.  Sources tell BocaNewsNow.com that it could actually be WEEKS before power is back on throughout much of Palm Beach County.…

HURRICANE IRMA: Here's The Email, Address of FPL's CEO

FPL James Robo

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If you’re unable to find FPL crews anywhere near you, as we were this evening when we covered a huge part of Central Boca and West Delray, try sending an email directly to FPL CEO James Robo. His email is james.robo@fpl.com. Maybe he’ll know where they are. If you get…

HURRICANE IRMA: Trash Collection Resumes Tuesday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(Source; Palm Beach County) — Palm Beach County reports that trash pickup resumes on Tuesday. There will be no recycling pickup until further notice. There is no make-up day. If your trash pickup is normally Tuesday, tomorrow will be completely normal.

HURRICANE IRMA: Pine Crest Schools Closed Through FRIDAY

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Both Pine Crest campuses — Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale — will be closed through FRIDAY. From the school:   The following message was shared with parents, faculty, and staff earlier this morning: Based upon preliminary inspection, we are pleased to report that Pine Crest School’s Fort Lauderdale and Boca…

HURRICANE IRMA: FPL Optics Issue, Focuses On Shower, Not Power

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A live FPL briefing is underway (11:42am). The spokesman has just spent time speaking about showers for the crews on the ground, not actually providing a timeline for restoration for the more than 500,000 customers without power in Palm Beach County. More than 19,000 workers are either working or preparing…

HURRICANE IRMA: All Watches, Warnings Canceled In Florida

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — All watches and warnings for Hurricane Irma are now officially over. From the National Hurricane Center: This product covers SOUTH FLORIDA **IRMA DEPARTS SOUTH FLORIDA** NEW INFORMATION ————— * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: – All watches and warnings have been canceled * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: – None *…