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Hurricane Katrina News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information  (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE KATRINA
 POWER BRIEFING SHEET
As of 3 p.m., August 27, 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 746,800 customers across four counties are affected by power outages.

Power outages are affecting approximately 736,800 FPL customers, 9,800 municipal customers and 200 cooperative customers.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

BROWARD COUNTY

  • 32% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 281,200 of 880,207 FPL customers without power.

COLLIER COUNTY

  • 100% of power restored.

DADE COUNTY

  • 46% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 455,600 of 968,480 FPL customers without power.
  • Approximately 1,800 municipal customers without power.

MONROE COUNTY

  • 14% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 200 of 30,952 cooperative customers without power.
  • Approximately 8,000 municipal customers without power.

PALM BEACH COUNTY

  • 100% of power restored.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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