Nine Million People Facing Risk of Blackout in Florida

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have slowed the US economy as residents struggle to restore their lives

FPL said Sunday that it had gone ahead with a partial shutdown of one of its nuclear power plants, but that the other continued to be fully operational and remained safe.

Florida Power and Light said on its website that more than half of those outages were in the Miami-Dade area, where about 600,000 people have been ordered to evacuate. More than 200,000 had electricity restored mostly by automated devices.

The utility covers much of the state, including most cities on the Atlantic coast and the Gulf coast south of Tampa.

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They had a good opportunity at the start of the quarter when they got a first-and-goal, but on second down, they fumbled the ball. Besides finishing eighth in the SEC with 2,423 passing yards, Fitzgerald also was the conference's No. 2 rusher with 1,375 yards.

"As Irma's track continues to evolve, we are adjusting our crews and moving them in position as we need to so they're best able to respond", he said.

"Remember the strength of this storm". "Everybody needs not to get lulled into complacency". Emera's Tampa Electric utility said the storm could affect up to 500,000 of the 730,000 homes and businesses it serves.

Before Hurricane Irma's full force reached Central Florida thousands of residents along the Space Coast were already without power.

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The 31-year-old Spaniard is 22-3 in Grand Slam semi-finals, winning the last 14 in which he has appeared. It is a first-ever Grand Slam semifinal for both men in the second match on Arthur Ashe .

Present forecast models are showing it hitting the tip of Florida on Sunday morning and raking the whole state as it moves north over the peninsula the following couple of days, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said.

The inspectors will remain at the nuclear plant sites and the incident response center will remain staffed until the agency is assured that the storm no longer poses a risk to these facilities, the agency said. At midafternoon local time, they reported only scattered outages.

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