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More than 4,000 in South Florida lost power from Tropical Storm Gordon

South Beach tourists brave the bad weather as many strolled down the empty sidewalks, checked-in or departed their hotels on Ocean Drive as a tropical storm warning was issued for coastal Miami-Dade with a wind gust to 45 miles per hour and heavy rainfall for the Labor Day holiday.
South Beach tourists brave the bad weather as many strolled down the empty sidewalks, checked-in or departed their hotels on Ocean Drive as a tropical storm warning was issued for coastal Miami-Dade with a wind gust to 45 miles per hour and heavy rainfall for the Labor Day holiday. CJUSTE@MIAMIHERALD.COM

More than 4,000 FPL customers in South Florida lost power Monday as Tropical Storm Gordon’s winds and rain passed through Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. No outages were reported in the Florida Keys.

As of mid-day, 3,153 customers in Miami-Dade, 833 in Broward and 154 in Palm Beach were without electricity, according to FPL’s Powertracker page. By 8 p.m., however, power had been restored to all but roughly 50 customers.

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