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When Will The Power Come Back For 187,000 Michigan Customers?

Fighting against the wind
Robert Hoetink

Michigan was hit HARD Wednesday with wind gusts up to 72 MPH knocking out power for thousands.  Many make not get their lights back on until Sunday.

According to Wood TV 8,

Consumers Energy says it could take crews until Sunday to restore service to the hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses that lost power during high winds Wednesday.

As of 4 a.m., 187,000 customers statewide were without power — down from more than 217,000 on Wednesday. Consumers Energy said in a release Thursday morning that lighter winds were helping improve conditions for crews working to restore power.

Counties hit the hardest: Kent with 21,836 and Kalamazoo with 11,469 residents in the dark.

 

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Consumers Engergy is working hard to get power back as quickly as possible.  You can stay up to date with the Consumers Energy outage map by clicking here.

Click here to report an outage.

The Aftermath Of The Michigan Wind Storm PHOTOS

Winds Should Die Down By Morning; Plenty of Local Damage, Outages

Do you have pictures of wind storm damage?  Please share them with us in the comments below.


 

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