Utilities in Michigan say about 90,000 homes and businesses are without power following a damaging Midwestern storm.
DTE Energy Co., CMS Energy Corp.'s Consumers Energy unit and other utilities say more than 640,000 Michigan customers lost service since the storms hit Sunday.
Meanwhile, the American Red Cross of West Michigan is closing three of seven shelters Wednesday.
DTE said Wednesday about 43,000 southeastern Michigan customers remained without power out of about 302,000 affected. Consumers says about 41,900 of its customers are without power out of about 296,000 affected.
Most DTE restorations are expected by the end of Wednesday. Consumers says its last customers should be back on by late Friday.
Indiana Michigan Power says Wednesday that about 5,000 of its Michigan customers remained without service out of about 42,000 affected.
The National Weather Service has confirmed several weak tornado touchdowns in Michigan, including Otsego, Muskegon, Newaygo and Ingham counties. Possible, brief touchdowns were reported in Isabella and Clare counties.
The wind appears to have cost Detroit a piece of its historic skyline because of heavy damage to the steeple of St. Josaphat Roman Catholic Church. The Archdiocese of Detroit probably will be forced to remove the structure that towers 200 feet off the ground at the northern approach to the downtown, said spokesman Joe Kohn.