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Hurricane Wilma News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 6, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE WILMA
POWER BRIEFING SHEET
As of 8 a.m., November 6, 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, more than 3 million customers have power restored. Close to 271,900 customers across 4 counties are without power.

Power outages are affecting approximately 261,400 FPL customers, 10,500 municipal customers and 43 cooperative customers.

At least 42 counties experienced power outages due to Hurricane Wilma. Power is now 100% restored across 38 counties and fully restored to Progress Energy Florida and TECO customers.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

BROWARD COUNTY

  • 16% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 138,800 of 880,373 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 13.
  • Power restored to all cooperative customers.

HENDRY COUNTY

  • Power restored to all FPL customers.
  • Approximately 43 cooperative customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to cooperative customers by November 9.
  • Power restored to all municipal customers.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

  • 10% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 99,200 of 969,676 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 11.
  • Power restored to all municipal customers.

PALM BEACH COUNTY

  • 5% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 42,000 of 677,523 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 11.
  • Approximately 10,500 municipal customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to municipal customers by November 20.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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