DETROIT – Strong winds moved through Southeast Michigan on Saturday, knocking out power for thousands of residents across the area.
As of 6:30 a.m. Monday, DTE Energy reported that more than 25,000 customers were still without power. About 300 crews were in the field working to restore power at that time.
A total of about 160,000 customers lost power at one point on Saturday.
Current power outages are widespread across Metro Detroit, with some of the larger clusters in Lapeer, Macomb, Monroe, Sanilac and St. Clair counties.
Consumers Energy reported that more than 45,800 customers were affected by power outages across the rest of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula as of 2:59 p.m. See their outage map here.