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Hurricane Wilma News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE WILMA
POWER BRIEFING SHEET
As of 7 a.m., November 1, 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 2.85 million customers have power restored. Close to 708,500 customers across 8 counties are without power.

Power outages are affecting approximately 691,900 FPL customers, 16,500 municipal customers and 83 cooperative customers.

At least 42 counties experienced power outages due to Hurricane Wilma. Power is now 100% restored across 34 counties and fully restored to Progress Energy Florida and TECO customers.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

BROWARD COUNTY

  • 33% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 292,700 of 880,373 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 13.
  • Power restored to all cooperative customers.

COLLIER COUNTY

  • 3% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 6,000 of 177,961 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 3.
  • Power restored to all cooperative customers.

HENDRY COUNTY

  • 2% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 200 of 8,506 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 3.
  • Approximately 83 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 15.
  • Power restored to all municipal customers.

LEE COUNTY

  • 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 5,100 of 208,331 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 3.
  • Power restored to all cooperative customers.

MARTIN COUNTY

  • 9% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 7,400 of 85,663 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 4.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

  • 21% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 205,900 of 969,676 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 13.
  • Power restored to all municipal customers.

PALM BEACH COUNTY

  • 27% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 171,900 of 677,523 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 13.
  • Approximately 16,500 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by November 20.

ST. LUCIE COUNTY

  • 2% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 2,700 of 104,010 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 4.
  • Power restored to all municipal customers.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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