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Hurricane Dennis News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE DENNIS
POWER BRIEFING SHEET
As of 8 a.m., July 12, 2005

***The information below represents the best available information at the time of this release. Floridians are encouraged to contact their local authorities for additional information as it becomes available.***

SUMMARY

Following the landfall of Hurricane Dennis along Florida’s panhandle, close to 217,410 customers across 16 counties are being affected by power outages – 64,365 customers had power restored over the last 24 hours.

Power was restored to 12 counties over the last 24 hours: Calhoun, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Highlands, Madison, Marion, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Seminole, Sumter, Taylor.

Power outages are affecting approximately 9,112 Progress Energy Florida customers, 192,051 Gulf Power customers, 15,597 cooperative customers and 650 municipal customers.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

BAY COUNTY

  • 6% of total customers without power.
  • 5,828 of 87,023 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • Progress customers restored.
  • Cooperative customers restored.

ESCAMBIA COUNTY

  • 67% of total customers without power.
  • 92,417 of 138,535 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • 3,051 of 3,453 cooperative customers without power.

FRANKLIN COUNTY

  • 34% of total customers without power.
  • 3,988 of 9,798 Progress customers without power.

GADSDEN COUNTY

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 200 of 14,460 cooperative customers without power.
  • Municipal customers restored.

GULF COUNTY

  • 3% of total customers without power.
  • 302 of 5,405 of Progress customers without power.
  • Cooperative customers restored.

HOLMES COUNTY

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • 7 of 2,678 Gulf customers without power.
  • Cooperative customers restored.

JACKSON COUNTY

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • 51 of 1,498 Gulf customers without power.
  • Cooperative customers restored.

JEFFERSON COUNTY

  • 6% of total customers without power.
  • 488 of 4,294 Progress customers without power.

LEON COUNTY

  • 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 500 of 93,891 municipal customers without power.
  • Approximately 850 of 27,957 cooperative customers without power.
  • Progress customers restored.

LIBERTY COUNTY

  • 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 30 of 2,969 cooperative customers without power.

MONROE COUNTY

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 150 of 29,024 municipal customers without power.

OKALOOSA COUNTY

  • 38% of total customers without power.
  • 34,518 of 85,179 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • 2,337 of 12,420 cooperative customers without power.

SANTA ROSA COUNTY

  • 89% of total customers without power.
  • 51,002 of 57,861 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • 5,945 of 6,455 cooperative customers without power.

WAKULLA COUNTY

  • 46% of total customers without power.
  • 4,334 of 5,933 Progress customers without power.
  • Approximately 1,600 of 7,054 cooperative customers without power.

WALTON COUNTY

  • 22% of total customers without power.
  • 1,584 of 25,385 cooperative customers without power.
  • 7,697 of 16,814 Gulf Power customers without power.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

  • 4% of total customers without power.
  • 531 of 6,412 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • Cooperative customers restored.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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