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LIST: Power outage tips

Parts of the First Coast may lose power during a hurricane. Here are some tips to prepare.

If you are experiencing a power outage as a result of a storm, here are some items to consider.

Power Outage Safety Tips via Ready.Gov

  • Only use generators outdoors and away from windows.

  • Do not use a gas stove to heat your home.

  • Disconnect appliances and electronics to avoid damage from electrical surges.

  • Have alternate plans for refrigerating medicines or using power-dependent medical devices.

  • Track power outages through your provider including JEA, Florida Power & Light, or Clay Electric Co-operative