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Hurricane Wilma News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE WILMA
POWER BRIEFING SHEET
As of 4 p.m., October 29, 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 2.2 million customers have power restored. Close to 1.33 million customers across 11 counties are without power.

Power outages are affecting approximately 1.29 million FPL customers, 32,190 municipal customers and 3,126 cooperative customers.

At least 42 counties experienced power outages due to Hurricane Wilma. Power is now 100% restored across 31 counties and fully restored to Progress Energy Florida and TECO customers.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

BROWARD COUNTY

  • 54% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 473,800 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.

COLLIER COUNTY

  • 11% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 19,500 of 177,961 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Approximately 2,426 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 15.

DADE COUNTY

  • 37% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 358,900 of 969,676 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 22.
  • Approximately 5,000 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

GLADES COUNTY

  • 2% of total customers without power.
  • Power restored to all FPL customers.
  • Approximately 24 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 20.
  • Approximately 140 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

HENDRY COUNTY

  • 28% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 1,900 of 8,506 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Approximately 652 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 20.
  • Approximately 2,050 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

HIGHLANDS COUNTY

  • Power restored to all customers.

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

  • 5% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 3,800of 45,719 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 8.
  • Power restored to all municipal customers.

LEE COUNTY

  • 7% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 25,900 of 208,331 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Power restored to all cooperative customers.

MARTIN COUNTY

  • 19% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 16,300 of 85,663 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.

MONROE COUNTY

  • Power restored to all customers.

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY

  • 18% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 3,600 of 18,395 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 8.
  • Power restored to all cooperative customers.

PALM BEACH COUNTY

  • 57% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 376,000 of 677,523 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 22.
  • Approximately 25,000 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by November 9.

ST. LUCIE COUNTY

  • 11% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 13,900 of 104,010 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Power restored to all municipal customers.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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