Speech to Text for 4 County Electric Power load up for Hurricane Michael recovery
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of moments. hurricane michael has slammed into the florida panhandle with winds of 155 miles an hour, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods. panama city beach is one of the areas ravaged by the hurricane, the most powerful one to hit the continental u-s in nearly 50 years. property damage and power outages are among the problems folks in that region are dealing with. and w-t-v-a's xavier harris says some in northeast mississippi will soon arrive to help with the recovery. crews from four-county electric will leave thursday morning to assist tri-county electric in central florida restore power in the aftermath of the hurricane. i spoke with crew members, and they tell me they are prepared for whatever comes their way. tommy reed/crew leader four county electric powerassociation :16-19"we really don't know what we're walkinginto,yet i really have to keep me and my guys safe that's the number one priority." along with the crew members, four countyelectricwill send large peices of equipment to assist in the recovery, including bucket, digger and service trucks. reed says he's only experienced this kind of preparation for a recovery mission with hurricane katrina and adds he couldn't believe his eyes. "manit was devastation if you really had to see it for yourself my heart goes out to the people that have to deal with this and leave there i pray for them and hope that they have their safety and health is good." crew members tell me they are not sure how long they will be infloridabut it can be anywhere from 12 days to 20 days. in lowndes county xavier harris wtva nine news. the wtva weather authority has been tracking