Consumers Energy: 238K without power in Michigan after overnight storms

High winds knock down trees, power lines

Consumers Energy power outage map on Aug. 12, 2021. (Consumers Energy)

Storms that rolled through much of Western and Central Michigan overnight on Wednesday knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of Consumers Energy customers.

As of 11:02 a.m. Thursday, the company is reporting that more than 238,000 Consumers Energy customers are reportedly affected by power outages across Michigan.

You can check the Consumers Energy Outage Map right here.

More pop-up storms are expected Thursday afternoon, but they will likely not be as severe. Read the latest forecast here.


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