124,500 have no power 1 week after hurricane

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Emergency management officials say some 124,500 customers are still without power a week after Hurricane Michael ripped through the Florida Panhandle.

Officials said Wednesday that 54 percent of hard-hit Bay County is still without electricity and about 98 percent of customers in inland Calhoun County still don’t have power to their homes. In rural Jackson County, which borders Alabama and Georgia, 83 percent of customers have yet to have power restored.

State officials also say 1,157 people were still in shelters Wednesday.