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Hurricane Wilma News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE WILMA
POWER BRIEFING SHEET
As of 7 a.m., October 30, 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 2.49 million customers have power restored. Close to 1.06 million customers across 11 counties are without power.

Power outages are affecting approximately 1.03 million FPL customers, 27,400 municipal customers and 2,926 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

  • 44% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 384,800 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

  • 7% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 11,800 of 177,961 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.
  • Approximately 2,226 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 15.

GLADES COUNTY

  • Less than 1% 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.
  • Power restored to all municipal customers.

HENDRY COUNTY

  • 20% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 1,400 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 650 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by October 31.

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

  • 4% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 3,300of 45,719 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 8.
  • Power restored to all municipal customers.

LEE COUNTY

  • 5% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 16,300 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

  • 16% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 13,800 of 85,663 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 15.

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY

  • 7% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 1,400 of 18,359 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 8.
  • Power restored to all cooperative customers.

PALM BEACH COUNTY

  • 48% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 317,700 of 677,523 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 22.
  • Approximately 23,700 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by November 9.

ST. LUCIE COUNTY

  • 8% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 9,800 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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