Tracking DTE Energy power outages in SE Michigan -- Dec. 13, 2021

Strong wind gusts cause power outages across region

The heavy winds on Saturday has left thousands in the area without power.

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.

Click here to see the DTE Energy Outage Map.

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.

Report an outage to DTE here. Report an outage to Consumers Energy here.

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