(Bloomberg) -- Hurricane Irma has knocked out power to atleast 6.4 million customers, paralyzed tanker traffic, shutteredgasoline stations and suppressed demand for natural gas.

As the storm headed up Florida’s west coast, it also threatenedmore than $1 billion worth of crops.

Power challenges

NextEra Energy Inc.’s Florida Power & Light utility warnedSunday that some customers may go without power for weeks, andparts of its system may need to be rebuilt “from the groundup.”

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