Over 1 million now without power, governor’s office says

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Hurricane Matthew now has knocked more than 1 million electricity customers in Florida off the grid, according to the governor’s office.

The latest numbers, as of 3 p.m.: Over 90,000 without power in Duval County, over 50,000 combined in St. Johns and St. Lucie, over 30,000 in Palm Beach.

In Orange County, there were almost 70,000 without power. In Lake, 16,000 and in Osceola, just 1,500.

But here are the whoppers: Over 197,000 without power in Brevard and over 250,000 with no juice in Volusia.

These figures now mean 10 percent of the state is without power.

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