From Gulf Power:

Gulf Power announces that more than 95 percent of customers who can receive power in Panama City Beach east of Highway 79 to the Hathaway Bridge have been restored 18 hours before estimated restoration time.

This brings the total number of customers who have been restored since Hurricane Michael’s landfall on Wednesday to approximately 62,000. Work continues around the clock as crews repair and rebuild the electric infrastructure in the areas severely affected by the wrath of Hurricane Michael.