9-27-04 - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida officials are urging citizens
to take extra precautions as they begin cleaning up after Hurricane
They say the worst of the storm has passed, but that it's still
dumping rains on some parts of the state. Flood warnings are in
effect through this afternoon for parts of Florida saturated by
State officials say two-point-six (m) million homes and
businesses across 54 counties are without power. They say trucks
loaded with water, ice and other supplies are on the way to the
Officials also urge everyone to be careful when they see
standing water or downed power lines.
Jeanne is being blamed for at least six deaths in Florida since
making landfall late Saturday night as a Category Three hurricane.