Last night high winds, fallen trees,and rain took out power for thousands of people in Southwest Michigan. The good news is, your power should be on soon.

Mlive.com reported that Consumers Energy will have everyone's power up and running by this evening.

As Of This Morning, Here Are The Numbers Of People Who Have Lost Power

  • 1,777 in Allegan County
  • 1,507 in Barry County
  • 972 in Calhoun County
  • 825 in Kalamazoo County
  • 269 in Van Buren County
  • 28 in St. Joseph County

If You Are One Of The Unlucky Ones Who Lost Power, Here Is What You Need To Know According to remc.com...

  • Make sure you have at least one good flashlight with fresh batteries.
  • Have a battery operated radio with fresh batteries.
  • Consider ANY downed power line as DANGEROUS!
  •  Keep you refrigerator door closed
  • Relax

Cuddle up, tell a great story, or bust out a board game. At least you have a good excuse for being late to work!