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Hurricane Dennis News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE DENNIS
POWER BRIEFING SHEET
As of 8 a.m., July 15, 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 259,518 customers have power restored. Close to 22,257 customers in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties are without power.

Power outages are affecting approximately 20,750 Gulf Power Company customers and 1,507 cooperative customers.

At least 48 counties experienced power outages due to Hurricane Dennis. Power is now 100% restored across 46 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

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • 558 of 3,453 cooperative customers without power.
  • 595 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.

SANTA ROSA COUNTY

  • 33% of total customers without power.
  • 20,155 of 57,861 Gulf Power customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to 95% of Gulf customers by July 18, except Santa Rosa Island.
  • 949 of 6,455 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by midnight, Sunday, July 17.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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