There are other problems as well
Floods schmuds. I have a tinny I can paddle away in.
At least you can be rest assured that other government agencies are on the ball. No power? Now you can track your outage online.
Not only is it a useful resource for the thousands of people like me who have no power (again and again) and need to know if it is going to be short or long term, it is comforting to know that every single one of us will have our power restored on the 1st of January 1970, right on 10.00am!