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Hurricane Dennis News

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

HURRICANE DENNIS
POWER BRIEFING SHEET
As of 3 p.m., July 14, 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 226,245 customers have power restored. Close to 55,530 customers across 4 counties are without power.

Power outages are affecting approximately 52,566 Gulf Power Company customers and 2,964 cooperative customers.

At least 48 counties experienced power outages due to Hurricane Dennis. Power is now 100% restored across 44 counties and fully restored to Progress Energy Florida, FPL and municipal customers. Gulf Power Company reports that 95% of customers will have power restored by July 18.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

ESCAMBIA COUNTY

  • 16% of total customers without power.
  • 1,063 of 3,453 cooperative customers without power.
  • 21,836 of 138,535 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to 95% of Gulf customers by July 18, except Santa Rosa Island.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by midnight, Sunday, July 17.

OKALOOSA COUNTY

  • 3% of total customers without power.
  • Cooperative customers restored.
  • 3,196 of 85,179 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to 95% of Gulf customers by July 18.

SANTA ROSA COUNTY

  • 45% of total customers without power.
  • 27,223 of 57,861 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to 95% of Gulf customers by July 18, except Santa Rosa Island.
  • 1,901 of 6,455 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by midnight, Sunday, July 17.

WALTON COUNTY

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • Cooperative customers restored.
  • 311 of 16,814 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to Gulf customers by 3 p.m., Thursday, July 14.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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