Power restored to most Gulf Power customers following Tropical Storm Claudette


Gulf Power lineman works to restore power on Barrancas Road following Tropical Storm Claudette.

UPDATE (5 p.m. 6/19/21) –As of 2 p.m. Saturday, Gulf Power has restored service to more than 20,000 customers affected by Tropical Storm Claudette, which  brought intense winds, heavy rain and tornados, mostly in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. 

Approximately 1,600 customers remain without power as of 2 p.m. Saturday.

Gulf Power crews and additional contractors are working safely and as quickly as possible to restore power. Any customers who are still experiencing a power outage can report it and find their updated estimated restoration time at GulfPower.com/outage or through the Gulf Power mobile app.  

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — More than 20,000 Gulf Power customers lost power as a tornado, heavy rain and wind gusts moved through Pensacola and Pace early Saturday morning.

As of 10 a.m., power had been restored to 15,000 customers, according to Gulf Power spokesperson Kimberly Blair. Gulf Power crews are continuing to work on the remaining 5,000 outages,

The most significant outages were reported at on Davis Hwy. where seven poles were broken in the area near Langston St in Pensacola. Pace also has widespread outages in the Woodbine area and east to East Spencer Field Road.

Editor’s note: Article updated at 10 a.m. to include new information.

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