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Hurricane Wilma News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information  (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE WILMA
 POWER BRIEFING SHEET
As of 4 p.m., October 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

Since Hurricane Wilma made landfall along South Florida on October 24, close to 900,000 customers have power restored. Close to 2.65 million customers across 17 counties are without power.

Power outages are affecting approximately 2.55 million FPL customers, 62,921 municipal customers and 44,103 cooperative customers.

At least 42 counties experienced power outages due to Hurricane Wilma. Power is now 100% restored across 25 counties and fully restored to Progress Energy Florida and TECO customers.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

BREVARD COUNTY

  • 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 3,500 of 273,909 FPL customers without power.
  • Power restored to all Progress Energy customers.

BROWARD COUNTY

  • 95% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 838,100 of 880,373 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 22.
  • Approximately 24 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 13.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY

  • 1% of total customers without power.
  • Power restored to all FPL customers.
  • Approximately 722 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by October 30.

COLLIER COUNTY

  • 48% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 85,600 of 177,961 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Approximately 14,000 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers

DADE COUNTY

  • 82% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 800,400 of 969,676 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 22.
  • Approximately 12,750 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

DESOTO COUNTY

  • Power restored to all customers.

GLADES COUNTY

  • 71% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 1,600 of 3,371 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 8.
  • Approximately 3,183 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 20.
  • Approximately 550 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

HENDRY COUNTY

  • 64% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 3,800 of 8,506 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Approximately 2,672 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 20.
  • Approximately 4,121 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

HIGHLANDS COUNTY

  • 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 400 of 445 FPL customers without power.
  • Power restored to all Progress Energy customers.
  • Approximately 74 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by October 30.

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

  • 39% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 24,700 of 45,719 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 8.
  • Approximately 6,000 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers October 29.

LEE COUNTY

  • 32% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 91,300 of 208,331 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Approximately 19,100 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers November 15.

MANATEE COUNTY

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 200 of 161,585 FPL customers without power.

MARTIN COUNTY

  • 60% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 51,600 of 85,663 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.

MONROE COUNTY

  • 12% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 3,100 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by October 29.
  • Approximately 4,000 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY

  • 60% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 11,000 of 18,395 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 8.
  • Approximately 1,228 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 8.

PALM BEACH COUNTY

  • 88% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 593,200 of 677,523 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 22.
  • Approximately 26,000 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by November 9.

SARASOTA COUNTY

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 200 of 233,831 FPL customers without power.

ST. LUCIE COUNTY

  • 43% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 46,400 of 104,010 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Approximately 9,500 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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