Dramatic satellite photos from the NOAA showed just how extensive the power losses are in Florida following Hurricane Irma.
Before and after photos from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration compared the lights on a typical night in the Sunshine State to the drastic loss of light after the storm plowed through the state.
— Andrew Buck Michael (@AndrewWSYX6) September 11, 2017
— NOAA Satellites PA (@NOAASatellitePA) September 12, 2017
“It’s like North Korea,” Twitchy noted.
Millions of Florida residents remain without power as crews arrive from near and far to help restoration efforts.
— Phil Shuman (@FoxPhil) September 12, 2017
— Karla Ray (@KRayWFTV) September 11, 2017
— CBC Nova Scotia (@CBCNS) September 12, 2017
— Duke Energy (@DukeEnergy) September 12, 2017
— KinstonPublicService (@KinstonPublServ) September 11, 2017
— Fayetteville PWC (@FAYPWC) September 12, 2017
Some Floridians may have to suffer without air conditioning and basic power for an unimaginable length of time as some estimates look at weeks before power is restored throughout the whole state.
About 60% of Florida is still without power, Gov. Scott says; 30K individuals from other states working to help get power back on pic.twitter.com/yKmEXtPvjO
— CBS News (@CBSNews) September 12, 2017
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More than 12 million without power in Florida as Hurricane Irma’s effects linger https://t.co/itHaOGsOdy
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September 12, 2017
DOD says half of Florida’s population is w/o power, that’s 10M people.
The outages shattered the record set by Sandy of 6.2M. #WBZ
— Anaridis Rodriguez (@Anaridis) September 12, 2017
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) September 11, 2017
Going to be a long time without power
— 🤔 GIT GUD! (@MSonyNin) September 11, 2017
Wow. Now nearly 6M customers without power across Florida — 58% of the entire state. One of the worst outages in U.S. history. https://t.co/O6jG3W22BR
— Eric Holthaus (@EricHolthaus) September 11, 2017
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