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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 4 p.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

Since Hurricane Dennis made landfall along Florida’s panhandle on July 10, more than 83,684 customers have power restored. Close to 198,091 customers across 11 counties are without power.

At least 48 counties experienced power outages due to Hurricane Dennis. Power is now 100% restored across to 37 counties.

Power was restored to 17 counties over the last 24 hours: Calhoun, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Highlands, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Seminole, Sumter and Taylor.

Power outages are affecting approximately 860 Progress Energy Florida customers, 186,080 Gulf Power customers and 11,151 cooperative customers.

Gulf Power report that 95% of customers will have power restored within a week.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

BAY COUNTY

  • 3% of total customers without power.
  • 3,442 of 87,023 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • Progress customers restored.
  • Cooperative customers restored.

ESCAMBIA COUNTY

  • 64% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 87,500 of 138,535 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • 2,951 of 3,453 cooperative customers without power.

FRANKLIN COUNTY

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 100 of 9,798 Progress customers without power.

GULF COUNTY

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • 33 of 5,405 of Progress customers without power.
  • Cooperative customers restored.

HOLMES COUNTY

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

JACKSON COUNTY

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

OKALOOSA COUNTY

  • 38% of total customers without power.
  • 35,209 of 85,179 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • 1,395 of 12,420 cooperative customers without power.

SANTA ROSA COUNTY

  • 91% of total customers without power.
  • 53,074 of 57,861 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • 5,430 of 6,455 cooperative customers without power.

WAKULLA COUNTY

  • 6% of total customers without power.
  • 727 of 5,933 Progress customers without power.
  • Cooperative customers restored.

WALTON COUNTY

  • 19% of total customers without power.
  • 1,375 of 25,385 cooperative customers without power.
  • 6,745 of 16,814 Gulf Power customers without power.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • 76 of 6,412 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • Cooperative customers restored.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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