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Hurricane Wilma News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 9, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE WILMA
POWER BRIEFING SHEET
As of 8 a.m., November 9, 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 3.5 million customers have power restored. Close to 49,300 customers across 3 counties are without power.

Power outages are affecting approximately 48,900 FPL customers and 400 municipal customers.

At least 42 counties experienced power outages due to Hurricane Wilma. Power is now 100% restored across 39 counties and fully restored to Progress Energy Florida, TECO and cooperative customers.

COUNTY BY COUNTY BREAKDOWN

BROWARD COUNTY

  • 4% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 32,500 of 880,373 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 11.
  • Power restored to all cooperative customers.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

  • 2% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 16,000 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

  • Less than 1% of total customers without power.
  • Approximately 400 of 677,523 FPL customers without power.
  • Power to be restored to FPL customers by November 10.
  • Approximately 400 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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