Factbox-Over 62,000 without power in Florida from storm Nicole

Factbox-Over 62,000 without power in Florida from storm Nicole
Factbox-Over 62,000 without power in Florida from storm Nicole© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Waves crash into a Volusia County building after Hurricane Nicole made landfall on Florida's east coast, in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida, U.S., November 10, 2022. REUTERS/Marco Bello

(Reuters) - More than 62,000 homes and businesses in Florida were still without power on Friday after storm Nicole crashed into the state's east coast.


Utilities have already restored service to nearly 90% of the roughly 600,000 customers who lost power since the storm first hit.


The system weakened into a depression on Thursday night after making landfall on Florida's east coast, and is forecast to become a post-tropical cyclone on Friday.


Nicole continues to bring heavy rains and fierce winds, that downed power lines, flooded homes and left at least two people dead in the state.


The utility with the most outages and most customers already restored is Florida Power & Light Co (FPL), the nation's biggest power utility.


FPL is a unit of Florida energy company NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:).


Major outages by utility:


Power Company State/Provin Out Now Customers Served


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NextEra - FPL FL 5,280,000


34,900


Duke - Florida FL 1,766,000


18,500


Clay Electric Co-op FL 186,800


6,800


Orlando Utilities Commission FL 269,500


2,400


Total Out 62,600