FPL expecting 2.5 million to lose power

Posted at 3:43 PM, Oct 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-06 15:43:20-04

Florida Power and Light are expecting widespread outages in South Florida due to Hurricane Mathew once it really impacts Florida. 

Florida Power and Light is expecting 2.5 million people, half of their 4.8 million customers, to lose power from the Hurricane. 

Officials with FPL say they are ready to work and have spent over two billion dollars in an effort to make power restoration move as quickly as possible. FPL also has  over twleve thousand people ready to respond to outages. 

If you need to report a power outage, you can call FPL's hotline at 1-800-448-8243.

Four In Your Corner will have the latest updates on power outages in the area and around the state of Florida. FPL will be providing county-by-county outage on FPL's website. 

To see outages in your county, click here.