Power Nearly Fully Restored Across The Bay Area

Since Irma came through the state of Florida and left a swath of destruction in her wake, the state's power companies have been scrambling. According to Bay News 9, Duke Energy has restored power to over 99% of it's customers. Tampa Electric is reportedly 100% restored, Lakeland Electric is at 95% and FP&L has brought…

UPDATE: The Latest On Post Hurricane Irma Repairs

Here's the latest on the clean up after Hurricane Irma, as of Friday, 6/15 at 6am. And for information on FEMA, scams/fraud, specific Tampa Bay area county updates, Red Cross & more, click HERE. FLORIDA TOLL ROADS: (As of 6am Friday 9/15): Tolls are still suspended & there's no word yet on when they'll start collecting…

After Hurricane Irma: Tips To Hiring A Contractor & Other Repair Services

Now that everyone has assessed the damage from Hurricane Irma and it's time to start thinking about making repairs, need to remove debris or clean up your property, here are FEMA's tips when hiring a contractor. They say: Check to make sure contractors are licensed in the State of Florida (Contractors sometimes come from out of…

THURSDAY UPDATE: The Latest On Hurricane Irma Relief In Tampa Bay

Here's the latest on the clean up after Hurricane Irma, as of Thursday, 6/14 at 6am. And for information on FEMA, scams/fraud, specific Tampa Bay area county updates, Red Cross & more, click HERE. TRAFFIC LIGHTS: As a reminder, if traffic lights are out, treat them as a 4-way stop. FLORIDA TOLL ROADS: (As of am…

Now That The Storm Has Passed It's Time To Address Your Financial Obligations

Now that the storm has passed, everyone's safe and healthy, you need to start thinking about your financial obligations. Here are some great tips from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 1. Contact your insurance company. If you have property damage from the storm, you can start your claims by calling your insurance company. make sure…

UPDATE: The Latest On Hurricane Irma Recovery In Tampa Bay

Here's the latest on the clean up after Hurricane Irma: SCHOOLS: (as of 6am Wednesday 9/13): Closed all week: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Sarasota, Manatee, Polk & Hernando Counties will be closed until Monday, 9/18. ***Please check your individual school district's website to confirm closures & get updates.*** TRAFFIC LIGHTS: As a reminder, if traffic lights…

UPDATE: The Latest On Hurricane Irma Clean Up

Here's the latest on the clean up after Hurricane Irma: POWER COMPANIES (as of 6am 9/12): More & more people are getting power restored as we speak. DUKE ENERGY says there's no need to report an outage. They are aware and are working diligently to restore power. TRAFFIC LIGHTS: If the traffic lights at an…