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Hurricane Wilma News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 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 2.95 million customers have power restored. Close to 609,000 customers across 7 counties are without power.

Power outages are affecting approximately 594,500 FPL customers, 14,600 municipal customers and 43 cooperative customers.

At least 42 counties experienced power outages due to Hurricane Wilma. Power is now 100% restored across 35 counties and fully restored to Progress Energy Florida and TECO customers.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

BROWARD COUNTY

  • 29% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 259,700 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 5,300 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

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • Power restored to all FPL customers.
  • Approximately 43 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 15.
  • Power restored to all municipal customers.

LEE COUNTY

  • Power restored to all customers.

MARTIN COUNTY

  • 6% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 5,400 of 85,663 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 4.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

  • 20% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 199,000 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

  • 20% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 124,500 of 677,523 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 13.
  • Approximately 15,500 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by November 20.

ST. LUCIE COUNTY

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 600 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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