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HURRICANE IRMA: SHOULD FPL HAVE SO MANY OUTAGES?

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — When you keep in mind that most of the region barely hit category 1 hurricane winds, it is arguably bizarre and troubling that FPL has hundreds of thousands of outages in Palm Beach County. Even more troubling: outages reported as early as 4am on Sunday in the Boca Raton and…

HURRICANE IRMA: FPL Status Website Extremely Slow

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Not a knock on FPL — they have an incredible job ahead. But if you are finding difficulties with the FPL.com website for reporting outages or checking the status of yours, you are not alone. The status section of the website this morning appears to be largely unresponsive, or at…

HURRICANE IRMA: Curfew Now Dusk Until Dawn In PBC

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: PBC) — The curfew which began on Saturday will be modified beginning Monday September 11, 2017. The curfew for all of Palm Beach County will now be in place from dusk to dawn until further notice. Although the curfew is modified, that does not mean that all the roads are 100%…

HURRICANE IRMA: City Of Delray Beach Says Limit Water Use

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: City of Delray Beach) — Due to storm-related electrical outages at about 70 percent of Delray Beach’s sewage pumping stations, city utilities officials are asking residents in Delray Beach and Highland Beach to refrain from using water other than to drink. This would include bathing, toilet flushing, dish washing and running…

HURRICANE IRMA: Reports Of Explosion In West Delray

WEST DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com has received reports of some type of explosion — power line or other — in West Delray, possibly in the area of 441 and Atlantic Avenue. This is unconfirmed. Bright pink and blue flashes were seen in the sky within the past several minutes. If anyone saw this…