In Ian’s wake, Florida residents brave a slow wait for power


              Battered and flooded residences are shown after Hurricane Ian leaves behind widespread damage across Pine Island, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Vehicles make their way through floodwaters caused in part to the remnants of Hurricane Ian in the Larchmont neighborhood of Norfolk, Va.,on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022.  (Billy Schuerman/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Ron Audette removes water soaked memorabilia from his storm-damaged home after Hurricane Ian, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Christina Barrett walks among the water damaged furniture outside her home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast are continuing to clean up after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Residents clean up water soaked furniture from their homes Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast continue to clean up after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Jordan Cromer carries water logged trash out of his home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast are cleaning up damage after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Andre McCourt throws away water logged furniture from his home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents were cleaning up flooding damage after Hurricane Ian came ashore last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              A person walks past some of the widespread damage left in the wake of Hurricane Ian in Pine Island, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Residents of Pine Island, Fla., leave the island by boat after Hurricane Ian left widespread damage across the island, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Residents pick up free perishable food items at a Publix in Pine Island, Fla., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Residents behind a "you loot, we shoot" sign clean up their flooded property Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents in the area continue cleaning up after Hurricane Ian came ashore along Florida's west coast last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Residents drive through a flooded neighborhood Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Rivers overflowed their banks from the effects of Hurricane Ian when the storm made landfall last week along Florida's west coast. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Volunteers Joe Lee from Fuel Relief Fund and Jason Duggar from Medic Corp distributes fuel to residents of Pine Island, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Gerry Arnold leaves Pine Island, Fla., after gathering a few belongings from his home after Hurricane Ian left behind widespread damage across the city on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Battered and flooded residences are shown after Hurricane Ian leaves behind widespread damage across Pine Island, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Vehicles make their way through floodwaters caused in part to the remnants of Hurricane Ian in the Larchmont neighborhood of Norfolk, Va.,on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022.  (Billy Schuerman/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Ron Audette removes water soaked memorabilia from his storm-damaged home after Hurricane Ian, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Christina Barrett walks among the water damaged furniture outside her home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast are continuing to clean up after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Residents clean up water soaked furniture from their homes Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast continue to clean up after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Jordan Cromer carries water logged trash out of his home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast are cleaning up damage after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Andre McCourt throws away water logged furniture from his home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents were cleaning up flooding damage after Hurricane Ian came ashore last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              A person walks past some of the widespread damage left in the wake of Hurricane Ian in Pine Island, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Residents of Pine Island, Fla., leave the island by boat after Hurricane Ian left widespread damage across the island, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Residents pick up free perishable food items at a Publix in Pine Island, Fla., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Residents behind a "you loot, we shoot" sign clean up their flooded property Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents in the area continue cleaning up after Hurricane Ian came ashore along Florida's west coast last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Residents drive through a flooded neighborhood Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Rivers overflowed their banks from the effects of Hurricane Ian when the storm made landfall last week along Florida's west coast. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Volunteers Joe Lee from Fuel Relief Fund and Jason Duggar from Medic Corp distributes fuel to residents of Pine Island, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Gerry Arnold leaves Pine Island, Fla., after gathering a few belongings from his home after Hurricane Ian left behind widespread damage across the city on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (Scott Clause/The News-Press via AP)
            
              Vehicles make their way through floodwaters caused in part to the remnants of Hurricane Ian in the Larchmont neighborhood of Norfolk, Va.,on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022.  (Billy Schuerman/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Ron Audette removes water soaked memorabilia from his storm-damaged home after Hurricane Ian, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Christina Barrett walks among the water damaged furniture outside her home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast are continuing to clean up after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Residents clean up water soaked furniture from their homes Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast continue to clean up after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Jordan Cromer carries water logged trash out of his home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast are cleaning up damage after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Andre McCourt throws away water logged furniture from his home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents were cleaning up flooding damage after Hurricane Ian came ashore last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Residents drive through a flooded neighborhood Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Rivers overflowed their banks from the effects of Hurricane Ian when the storm made landfall last week along Florida's west coast. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Residents behind a "you loot, we shoot" sign clean up their flooded property Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents in the area continue cleaning up after Hurricane Ian came ashore along Florida's west coast last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Vehicles make their way through floodwaters caused in part to the remnants of Hurricane Ian in the Larchmont neighborhood of Norfolk, Va.,on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022.  (Billy Schuerman/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Ron Audette removes water soaked memorabilia from his storm-damaged home after Hurricane Ian, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Christina Barrett walks among the water damaged furniture outside her home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast are continuing to clean up after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Residents clean up water soaked furniture from their homes Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast continue to clean up after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Jordan Cromer carries water logged trash out of his home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents along Florida's west coast are cleaning up damage after Hurricane Ian made landfall last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Andre McCourt throws away water logged furniture from his home Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents were cleaning up flooding damage after Hurricane Ian came ashore last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Residents drive through a flooded neighborhood Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Rivers overflowed their banks from the effects of Hurricane Ian when the storm made landfall last week along Florida's west coast. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Residents behind a "you loot, we shoot" sign clean up their flooded property Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla. Residents in the area continue cleaning up after Hurricane Ian came ashore along Florida's west coast last week. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Surfers take advantage of the large waves the afternoon's severe weather brought to the usually calm Chic's Beach neighborhood of Virginia Beach, Va., Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Despite being covered by water, some drivers brave the roads closed in Virginia Beach, Va., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Florida Power and Light CEO Eric Silagy visits workers restoring power in Naples, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Silagy says that he expects crews to be finished restoring power to habitable homes impacted by Hurricane Ian by the end of the week. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
            
              Surfers take advantage of the large waves the afternoon's severe weather brought to the usually calm Chic's Beach neighborhood of Virginia Beach, Va., Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Despite being covered by water, some drivers brave the roads closed in Virginia Beach, Va., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Florida Power and Light CEO Eric Silagy visits workers restoring power in Naples, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Silagy says that he expects crews to be finished restoring power to habitable homes impacted by Hurricane Ian by the end of the week. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
            
              Surfers take advantage of the large waves the afternoon's severe weather brought to the usually calm Chic's Beach neighborhood of Virginia Beach, Va., Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Despite being covered by water, some drivers brave the roads closed in Virginia Beach, Va., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Florida Power and Light CEO Eric Silagy visits workers restoring power in Naples, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Silagy says that he expects crews to be finished restoring power to habitable homes impacted by Hurricane Ian by the end of the week. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
            
              Workers for Florida Power and Electric repair a power line damaged by Hurricane Ian in Naples, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. The utility said Monday that it expects to have nearly all power restored to its customers with habitable homes by the end of the week. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
            
              Surfers take advantage of the large waves the afternoon's severe weather brought to the usually calm Chic's Beach neighborhood of Virginia Beach, Va., Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Despite being covered by water, some drivers brave the roads closed in Virginia Beach, Va., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Florida Power and Light CEO Eric Silagy visits workers restoring power in Naples, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Silagy says that he expects crews to be finished restoring power to habitable homes impacted by Hurricane Ian by the end of the week. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
            
              Workers for Florida Power and Electric repair a power line damaged by Hurricane Ian in Naples, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. The utility said Monday that it expects to have nearly all power restored to its customers with habitable homes by the end of the week. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
            
              Surfers take advantage of the large waves the afternoon's severe weather brought to the usually calm Chic's Beach neighborhood of Virginia Beach, Va., Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Despite being covered by water, some drivers brave the roads closed in Virginia Beach, Va., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
            
              Florida Power and Light CEO Eric Silagy visits workers restoring power in Naples, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Silagy says that he expects crews to be finished restoring power to habitable homes impacted by Hurricane Ian by the end of the week. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
            
              Workers for Florida Power and Electric repair a power line damaged by Hurricane Ian in Naples, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. The utility said Monday that it expects to have nearly all power restored to its customers with habitable homes by the end of the week. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
            
              Residents are evacuated by airboat through floodwaters along the Peace River in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Arcadia, Fla., Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Beachgoers survey the damage Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., as hotel and condo seawalls and pool decks along the Volusia County coastline were gutted by Hurricane Ian last week. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
            
              Beachgoers walk past a collapsed pool deck Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., as hotel and condo seawalls and decks along the Volusia County coastline were gutted by Hurricane Ian last week. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
            
              Beachgoers walk past a collapsed boardwalk and seawall, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., as hotel and condo seawalls and decks along the Volusia County coastline were gutted by Hurricane Ian last week. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
            
              A boy runs past a collapsed pool deck Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., as hotel and condo seawalls and decks along the Volusia County coastline were gutted by Hurricane Ian last week. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
            
              Beachgoers walk past a collapsed pool deck Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., as hotel and condo seawalls and decks along the Volusia County coastline were gutted by Hurricane Ian last week. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
            
              Sivan Cohen looks our from her pool deck as she tries to dry water logged belongings, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Fort Myers, Fla. The canal next to her home crested at 12 feet on Wednesday as Hurricane Ian ravaged the area. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
            
              Robert Rioux removes a water logged bathroom counter already showing signs of mold from his home, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Fort Myers, Fla. Rioux removed most of the walls, cabinets and furniture after his home was flooded during Hurricane Ian on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
            
              Chris Spiezo, 18, takes a break on the front lawn after removing water logged walls from his home Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Fort Myers, Fla. The canal behind his home crested at 12 feet on Wednesday as Hurricane Ian ravaged the area. Residents of Southwest Florida continue the arduous task of cleaning their flooded homes and salvaging whatever they could. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
            
              William Merman, left, and his friend Leaf Connor walk through floodwater in Connor's neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in North Port, Fla., Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Beachgoers survey the damage Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., as hotel and condo seawalls and pool decks along the Volusia County coastline were gutted by Hurricane Ian last week. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
In Ian’s wake, Florida residents brave a slow wait for power