Those of us without power after the storm have one big question: When will we get our power back?

Crews are working diligently to restore service as quickly as possible, so we need to be patient. Here's an infographic from Duke Energy showing priority and steps for restoring power.


TECO (TECO outage map)

288,857 without power as of 5 a.m.

DUKE ENERGY (Duke Energy outage map)

Outage numbers

Citrus: 22,600 (estimated restoration was 5:30 a.m.)

Hernando: 5,567 (assessing damage)

Highlands: 53,952 (assessing damage)

Pasco: 68,858 (estimated restoration was 4 a.m.)

Pinellas: 286, 875 (estimated restoration was 5:30 a.m.)

Polk: 44,503 (estimated restoration was 5 a.m.)

Sumter: 5,884 (assessing damage)

Total: 488,239


Some 210,910 FPL customers had power outages as of Tuesday morning.

The utility serves some 35 counties across Florida. Most customers in the eastern half of the state should have power back by later this week while those on the west, including the Bay region, should have power restored by Friday, Sept. 22.

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