Irma’s Effect

Some 15 million people in Florida are without power following Hurricane Irma. Florida Power & Light says that everyone who lost electricity on the eastern side of the state will likely have it back by the end of the weekend, while those on the west coast likely won’t have power restored until September 22nd. That’s going to make things very unpleasant thanks to Florida’s notorious heat, humidity and mosquitoes. Even worse, it’s reported that 25% of the houses in the Florida Keys have been destroyed and another 65% suffered major damage.