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Hurricane Katrina News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE KATRINA
POWER BRIEFING SHEET
As of 8 a.m., August 26, 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

After the landfall of Hurricane Katrina in South Florida, close to 1,221,500 customers across 4 counties are affected by power outages.

Power outages are affecting approximately 1,217,000 FPL customers and 4,500 cooperative customers.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

BROWARD COUNTY

  • 56% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 489,000 of 880,207 FPL customers without power.

DADE COUNTY

  • 72% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 705,000 of 968,480 FPL customers without power.

MONROE COUNTY 7% of total customers without power.

  • Approximately 4,500 of 30,952 cooperative customers without power.

PALM BEACH COUNTY

  • 3% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 23,000 of 675,759 FPL customers without power.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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