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Video above: latest on impact of Yang Almost a week after Hurricane Yang hit Florida and carved path of the destruction that reached the Carolinas, more how half million people in the state faced Tuesday is another day without power as rescuers continue their search for locked inside homes flooded with lingering flood waters. US officials promised on Sunday to unleash a massive amount of federal disaster relief when crews rush to the rescue people stuck in a storm. GALLERY: Hurricane Yan causes tornadoes flooding South Florida At least 99 people have been confirmed dead in Florida and four in North Carolina, according to ABC News. Search and rescue work continues in Florida where more than 1600 people were rescued throughout the state. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was in Arcadia on Sunday afternoon, about 30 miles from the coast, where Jan made beach access. rural area did not experience the storm surge experienced by coastal communities, but standing water from floods remained four days after the storm. big storm brought so much water that you basically have what was 500-year flood event”, DeSantis said. video below: last news Florida Officials Conference on YangYang knocked out power to 2.6 million customers across Florida when it crashed ashore with 150 mph (241 km/h) wind and pushing powerful storm wave. About 520,000 homes and business in There was still no electricity in Florida on Monday night. down from the top of 2.6 million but it’s still pretty much the same amount of clients in all of Rhode Island. Eric Cilagy, Chairman and CEO of Florida Power & Light is the largest power provider in condition – said he understood the disappointment, and said that the crews work as hard how can they recover power as soon as possible. The utility expects to have power restored up to 95% of its service area to the end of Friday afternoon, he said. A spokesman for the utility said that the remaining 5% are mostly cases where there is special a situation that makes it difficult to restore power, such as home be so damaged that he cannot receive power or area are still pouring. These outages do not include clients whose homes or businesses were destroyed.Another major electricity supplier in in hard-hit coastal region The Lee County Electric Cooperative said Monday it expects hit mark 95% by the end of Saturday. This figure does not include barrier islands. like Sanibel, who in his service area.Video below: WPBF 25 drone video shows devastation in Restoring Fort MyersPower Always key challenge after major hurricanes, when high winds and flying debris can overturn power lines that distribute electricity homes or in more severe storms, damage to major parts of electrical infrastructure such as power lines or power generation. Cilagy said the utility has invested $4 billion. over in last 10 years to harden their infrastructure by doing things like digging more power line, noting that 40% of its distribution system is now underground. Utility also using more technology like drones that can stay in the air for hours to get the best picture of damage system and sensors in substations that can alert them to flooding so they can shut off parts of in system before the water hits. Silagi said he saw during Jan’s time where that investment paid off. off. On Fort Myers beach for like where there are so many homes and businesses were razed to the ground, concrete pillars remain standing, he said. Silagi said the company also did not lose any transmission design in the 8,000 miles (12,875 kilometers) they have across Florida. Dina Criswell, Administrator of The Federal Emergency Management Agency, the federal government focuses first on victims in Florida, which took main blow of one of the strongest storms to make landfall in United States. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden plan to visit Florida on Wednesday. Informative: 2022 WPBF 25 First Warning Weather Hurricane Survival GuideMeanwhile, rescue efforts across Florida remained difficult. In DeSoto County, in the northeast of Fort Myers, the Peace River and its tributaries have reached record high level, and the boats were the only way to get supplies for many of 37,000 inhabitants of the district. Video below: Central Florida family Rescued during a water rescue operation, Yan washed away bridges and roads to several barrier islands. Approximately 130 departments of Florida of Transport trucks launched work on building temporary bridge to Pine Island and, at the end of a week, should be finished on structure drivers can move cautiously at low speeds, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said during news Conference on Monday. The governor said a similar temporary bridge is being planned for nearby Sanibel, but will take more time. Fort Myers Mayor Kevin Anderson on Sunday defended Lee County officials from accusations of slowness in ordering Tuesday evacuation ahead of storm, one day later than some other counties in in area.”Warnings for hurricane season start in June. So there is a degree of this is personal responsibility. I think the administration did the right thing. The point is that a certain percentage of people still won’t heed the warnings,” Anderson said. on CBS show “Facing the Nation”. video below: Tornado Damage EF2 in Delray Beach, which was one of three tornadoes in Palm Beach County during Hurricane Jan

Video above: latest on effects of Jan

Nearly a week after Hurricane Yang hit Florida and carved path of the destruction that reached the Carolinas, more how half million people in the state faced Tuesday is another day without power as rescuers continue their search for locked inside homes flooded with persistent floods.

U.S. officials promised on Sunday to unleash a massive amount of federal disaster relief when crews rush to the rescue people stuck in a storm.

GALLERY: Hurricane Yan causes tornadoes flooding South Florida

At least 99 people have been confirmed dead in Florida and four in North Carolina, according to ABC News. Search and rescue work continues in Florida where more than 1600 people were rescued throughout the state.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was in Arcadia on Sunday afternoon, about 30 miles from the coast, where Jan made beach access. rural area was unaffected by the storm surge experienced by coastal communities, but standing water from the flood remained four days after the storm.

“This is such big storm brought so much water that you basically have what was 500-year flood event” DeSantis said.

video below: last news Florida Officials Conference on Jan

Yang knocked out power to 2.6 million customers across Florida when it crashed ashore with 150 mph (241 km/h) wind and pushing powerful storm wave.

About 520,000 homes and business in There was still no electricity in Florida on Monday night. down from the top of 2.6 million but it’s still pretty much the same amount of clients in all of Rhode Island.

Eric Cilagy, Chairman and CEO of Florida Power & Light is the largest power provider in condition – said he understood the disappointment, and said that the crews work as hard how can they recover power as soon as possible. The utility expects to have power restored up to 95% of its service area to the end of the day is Friday, he said.

A spokesman for the utility said that the remaining 5% are mostly cases where there is special a situation that makes it difficult to restore power, such as home be so damaged that he cannot receive power or area are still pouring. These outages do not include clients whose homes or businesses were destroyed.

Another major electricity supplier in in hard-hit coastal region The Lee County Electric Cooperative said Monday it expects hit mark 95% by the end of Saturday. This figure does not include barrier islands. like Sanibel, who in his service area.

video below: WPBF 25 drone video shows devastation in Fort Myers

Restoring power always key challenge after major hurricanes, when high winds and flying debris can overturn power lines that distribute electricity homes or in more severe storms, damage to major parts of electrical infrastructure such as power lines or power generation.

Cilagy said the utility has invested $4 billion. over in last 10 years to harden their infrastructure by doing things like digging more power line, noting that 40% of its distribution system is now underground. Utility also using more technology like drones that can stay in the air for hours to get the best picture of damage system and sensors in substations that can alert them to flooding so they can shut off parts of in system before water hits.

Silagi said he saw during Jan’s time where that investment paid off. off. On Fort Myers beach for like where there are so many homes and businesses were razed to the ground, concrete pillars remain standing, he said. Silagi said the company also did not lose any transmission design in the 8,000 miles (12,875 kilometers) they have across Florida.

Dina Criswell, Administrator of The Federal Emergency Management Agency, the federal government focuses first on victims in Florida, which took main blow of one of the strongest storms to make landfall in United States. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden plan to visit Florida on Wednesday.

Informational: 2022 WPBF 25 First Weather Hurricane Survival Guide with Warning

Meanwhile, rescue work in Florida remained difficult. In DeSoto County, in the northeast of Fort Myers, the Peace River and its tributaries have reached record high level, and the boats were the only way to get supplies for many of the county has 37,000 residents.

video below: Central Florida family rescued during water rescue

Yang washed away bridges and roads to several barrier islands. Approximately 130 departments of Florida of Transport trucks launched work on building temporary bridge to Pine Island and, at the end of a week, should be finished on structure drivers can move cautiously at low speeds, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said during news conference on Monday.

The Governor said that a similar temporary bridge is being planned. for nearby Sanibel, but will take more time.

Fort Myers Mayor Kevin Anderson on Sunday defended Lee County officials from accusations of slowness in ordering Tuesday evacuation ahead of storm, one day later than some other counties in in area.

“Warnings for hurricane season start in June. So there is a degree of this is personal responsibility. I think the administration did the right thing. The point is that a certain percentage of people still won’t heed the warnings,” Anderson said. on CBS show “Facing the Nation”.

video below: Tornado Damage EF2 in Delray Beach, which was one of three tornadoes in Palm Beach County during Hurricane Jan

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