Van Buren (2,178)
Customers who lose heat during an extended outage can go to a designated public shelter.
In most counties, residents can dial 2-1-1 to receive shelter information.
In addition, using a mobile phone, residents can text "SHELTER" then their ZIP code to 43362 (4FEMA).
Warming station for residents without power:
- Benzie Bus Station, 14150 US 31, Beulah, MI, 231-325-3000
- Fresh Winds Church, 9780 Honor Hwy, Honor, MI, 231-325-0344
- The Maples Medical Care Facility, 210 Maple St., Frankfort, MI, 231-352-9674
- Cheboygan Armory, 610 Cuyler, Cheboygan, MI 49721
- Forest Township Hall, 9511 M-68/M-33, Onaway, MI
- Petoskey United Methodist Church 1804 E. Mitchell St, Petoskey, MI
Grand Traverse County:
- The Salvation Army Community Center, 1239 Barlow St., Traverse City, MI, 231-946-4644
- The Rock of Kingsley Youth Center, 115 E. Blair, Kingsley, MI, 231-263-7000
- Green Lake Township Fire Hall, 9426 10th St., Interlochen, MI, 231-276-6297
- E- Free Church, 1649 E. State Road (M-32), Gaylord, MI, 989-619-0072
Consumers Energy is cautioning residents to stay far away from downed wires and avoid anything they maybe touching.
Report any downed lines immediately by calling 1-800-477-5050.