TECO has announce they will shut down service to some areas during Hurricane Ian.

Why? This is to avoid serious damage the the equipment underground. With Hurricane Ian the forecasters are saying to expect 5-10 foot storm surge in coastal areas around Tampa Bay.

The area includes most of Davis Islands, Harbour Island and a couple of other locations, with the exception of Tampa General Hospital. These areas are included in the Zone A mandatory evacuation.

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