MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Florida Power and Light has been working around the clock to restore power across South Florida.READ MORE: CDC Releases New Guidelines For Trial Cruises
As of 11 p.m. Friday, 224,120 customers in Miami-Dade are still without electricity. That’s out of 1.1 million customers in the County.READ MORE: South Florida Streets Packed For Cinco De Mayo, First Big Holiday Since Governor Lifted Local COVID Restrictions
In Broward, there are 131,190 customers without power out of more than 933,000 customers.
FPL has said they hope to have all the power back on in South Florida by the weekend except for those areas where there is severe flooding, damage, or where tornadoes touched down.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine No Longer Required This Fall For Those Returning To NSU Campus
FPL is restoring power according to its detailed plan, which includes generation facilities going back on line first which restores power to critical infrastructure such as hospitals, police stations and 911 services, then they restore feeders which feeds the largest amount of customers along those lines and then come the smaller lines into individual neighborhoods.