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Author: Tom Gwaltney

Tom Gwaltney
Tom Gwaltney is the Senior Director of Emergency Preparedness at Florida Power & Light Company

FPL has a storm plan – do you?

It’s hard to believe, but the 2018 hurricane season is here. The six-month season runs from June 1 to November 30. Having dealt with more than 120 hurricane landfalls since the mid-19th century, Florida is no rookie to the fury Mother Nature can bring. Neither is FPL because we have a storm plan heading into every season. Our rigid plan calls for constant training on our storm response, implementing lessons learned from each storm and continuing to build a more storm resilient energy grid. They say practice makes perfect, which is why our annual weeklong storm drill is included...

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Ready to respond together

Forecasters are calling for an above-average storm season this year, and with the start of storm season less than a month away, you can rest assured FPL has a plan in place for whatever Mother Nature delivers. Our employees practice and prepare for storms year-round so they’re ready when the weather does become severe. But, getting the state of Florida back to normal after a storm or emergency takes a full team. That team includes first responders – law enforcement, firefighters, local Emergency Operation Centers and the National Guard. Whether it’s a major hurricane or an everyday incident, we...

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