FPL prepares for 2019 hurricane season

Posted: 4:40 PM, May 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-02 16:41:52-04

Hurricane season starts in less than a month and Florida Power and Light is making sure it's prepared.

The company conducted its annual storm drill Thursday morning.

3,000 employees went through the steps of what to do in a mock 'Cat-1 Hurricane Haley' scenario.

FPL President and CEO Eric Silagy says it's not a matter of if but when a hurricane will impact our state and it's important to be prepared. "So that's what this storm drill is really about is to make sure we team with our local partners, our state partners, our federal partners, and our own employees to make sure they're prepared for the unexpected things that can and will inevitably occur."

The company says it is constantly preparing and practicing for a major storm.