South Florida politicians have been among the tens of thousands of Florida Power & Light customers to lose power as Hurricane Irma gets closer to the state.
They have shared their powerlessness in news conferences and on Twitter:
--U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who lives in Pinecrest
--Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, who lives in Coral Gables
— Doug Hanks (@doug_hanks) September 9, 2017