Tropical Storm Elsa Update 10 Outages and downed power lines reminder

Those who lose power due to impacts from Tropical Storm Elsa should report the outage to their provider:

Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) 352-334-2871 
Clay Electric 888-434-9844 
Duke Energy 800-228-8485
The City of Alachua's Electric System 386-418-6185
The City of Newberry Electric (352) 472-2161 
Florida Power and Light 1-800-4-OUTAGE (1-800-468-8243)
Central Florida Power Cooperative 1-800-227-1302

When going out after the storm, stay away from downed power lines. Power lines are not insulated like power cords. You can't smell, see or hear electricity, so there's no way for you to determine if a downed power line is energized. Assume that it is, and maintain a safe distance. Call 911 to report downed lines. Click below for more information. 

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