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.
FLORIDA POWER OUTAGES – Check out the difference in lights on a normal night vs last night for S. Florida. #Irma. Courtesy NOAA JPSS/CIMSS pic.twitter.com/UUpRr7SSDt
— Andrew Buck Michael (@AndrewWSYX6) September 11, 2017
The VIIRS instrument on the Suomi NPP satellite generated this before/after image of power outages in #Florida earlier today, 9/12/17. pic.twitter.com/vrCPHFovmA
— 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.
Restoring power to millions still the biggest issue #Irma2017 moves on from Florida Could be weeks. Also that means no A/C not gd. @FOXLA pic.twitter.com/NkgDi5Epjn
— Phil Shuman (@FoxPhil) September 12, 2017
Here they go! Power crews are headed out to help Central Florida recover from #Irma! pic.twitter.com/IgmwE7ml9i
— Karla Ray (@KRayWFTV) September 11, 2017
Nova Scotia Power crews heading to Florida to help restore service https://t.co/XxaYWjrP2R pic.twitter.com/sHZEYK1XgV
— CBC Nova Scotia (@CBCNS) September 12, 2017
Our crew of damage assessors from the Midwest begin the complex job of power restoration in #Florida #Irma https://t.co/JIgNWJKDCF pic.twitter.com/e9mEHZ79aN
— Duke Energy (@DukeEnergy) September 12, 2017
Help is on the way! KPS electric crew departing for #Florida to assist with power restoration. Safe travels! #PublicPower #MutualAid #Irma pic.twitter.com/5BWTtOxUSZ
— KinstonPublicService (@KinstonPublServ) September 11, 2017
PWC crew members are departing to #Florida to assist with power restoration. Your service is appreciated, safe travels! #PublicPower #Irma pic.twitter.com/sBXraDdXBu
— 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
Irma has left almost two-thirds of Florida’s homes and businesses without power. https://t.co/MpuFLFXEwP pic.twitter.com/5ouZsNwFLx
— 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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