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Hurricane Wilma News

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

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

Since Hurricane Wilma made landfall along South Florida on October 24, close to 1.45 million customers have power restored. Close to 2.1 million customers across 13 counties are without power.

Power outages are affecting approximately 2 million FPL customers, 46,201 municipal customers and 19,591 cooperative customers.

At least 42 counties experienced power outages due to Hurricane Wilma. Power is now 100% restored across 29 counties and fully restored to Progress Energy Florida and TECO customers.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

BREVARD COUNTY

  • Power restored to all customers.

BROWARD COUNTY

  • 79% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 693,400 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

  • Power restored to all customers.

COLLIER COUNTY

  • 29% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 53,800 of 177,961 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Approximately 6,700 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 15.

DADE COUNTY

  • 62% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 598,700 of 969,676 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 22.
  • Approximately 10,000 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

GLADES COUNTY

  • 52% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 1,400 of 3,371 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 8.
  • Approximately 2,110 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 20.
  • Approximately 380 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

HENDRY COUNTY

  • 51% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 3,000 of 8,506 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Approximately 1,433 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

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 100 of 445 FPL customers without power.
  • Power restored to all Progress Energy customers.
  • Approximately 50 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by October 30.

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

  • 21% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 15,100 of 45,719 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 8.
  • Approximately 1,500 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers October 29.

LEE COUNTY

  • 21% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 66,600 of 208,331 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Approximately 8,100 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers November 15.

MANATEE COUNTY

  • Power restored to all customers.

MARTIN COUNTY

  • 45% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 38,700 of 85,663 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.

MONROE COUNTY

  • 4% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 1,100 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by October 29.
  • Approximately 1,500 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY

  • 44% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 8,900 of 18,395 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 8.
  • Approximately 74 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 8.

PALM BEACH COUNTY

  • 78% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 522,100 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

  • Power restored to all customers.

ST. LUCIE COUNTY

  • 27% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 32,800 of 104,010 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Approximately 2,700 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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