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DTE Energy power outages: 40,000 customers without power across Metro Detroit

Number of power outages expected to increase

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DETROIT – Around 40,000 DTE Energy customers are without power, according to the company. 

The power outages are the result of Sunday's windstorm. DTE Energy expects the number of power outages across southeast Michigan to increase and plans on releasing updated information soon. 

As of 9 p.m., more than 108,000 customers have been impacted by the winds. The company was able to restore power back to 63 percent of customers. 

By the end of day Monday, DTE expects to have service restored to 95 percent of customers. Crews with DTE are reported to be working 16 hour shifts until all service is restored.

Additionally, the company reports there are about 500 fallen wires throughout Metro Detroit.

Stay with Local 4 for the latest information on Sunday's windstorm. 

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