Widespread outages across southern Michigan as high winds topple trees, utility poles
A storm with winds that topped more than 60 mph in at least one location caused widespread power outages across southern Michigan. As of about 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, Consumers Energy reported about 159,000 customers without electricity and DTE Energy about 150,000.mlive.com
Ice, 30 mph winds could cause power outages overnight
Gusty winds of 20-30 mph, accompanied by ice, are expected to cause scatter power outages throughout Michigan Tuesday night, March 29, according to the National Weather Service. Most of Michigan is under a Winter Weather Advisory through Wednesday morning related to the wind and freezing rain that’s expected to result in ice accumulation of up to 0.25 inches.mlive.com
Metro Detroit weather: Cool weekend, snow possible next week
DETROIT – Winds will finally leave us alone for the weekend, but temperatures continue to trend colder into next week. Coldest StartAs the winds relax and skies become clear overnight, temperatures crater to the low-and-mid 20s in the Metro Zone. At least we won’t have a wind chill to deal with, since winds will be nearly calm to start the weekend. Green Light WeekendSaturday and Sunday won’t be as warm as the work week, but it won’t be as windy either. It’s not the Monday night system, which may be a wintry mix of sleet or freezing rain before becoming all liquid.
Arctic blast to hit Chicago, driving away warmth but possibly bringing dusting of snow for Christmas
South to southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph were expected Wednesday morning, with some gusts of up to 45 mph, building to up to 55 mph gusts in the afternoon, according to the weather service. The wind will shift to the west in the evening, with winds of 20 to 25 and gusts of 45 mph.chicagotribune.com
Thousands lose power in Monroe County region
More than 4,200 DTE Energy homes and businesses and 1,300 Consumers Energy customers were without power in Monroe County as of 7 p.m. Sunday due to high winds that have caused havoc in the region. More than 4,200 DTE Energy homes and businesses and 1,300 Consumers Energy customers were without power in Monroe County as of 7 p.m. Sunday due to high winds that have caused havoc in the region. The 4,200 DTE customers were among an estimated 194,000 DTE customers throughout the state without service due to the windstorm, the DTE Outage Map showed. The weather service said strong wind gusts remain capable of damaging unsecured objects. Winds averaged 25-35 mph Sunday afternoon at Custer Airport in Monroe, with gusts as high as 48 and 54 mph.monroenews.com
High wind warning issued for Metro Detroit, counties outside region
DETROIT – A high wind warning has been issued for Genesee, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne counties from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Additionally, the National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for Sanilac County until 9 p.m. Sunday. You can expect sustained winds with lows between 20 to 30 mph. Wind gusts will be as high as 50 mph. Track weather updates· Track the live Michigan Weather Radar here· Track severe weather alerts here· Submit storm photos here· Find more weather forecast articles at Weather Center
Tracking power outages in SE Michigan -- Nov. 1, 2020
DETROIT – High winds blowing through southeast Michigan Sunday are causing power outages throughout the region. Wind advisories are in effect for 11 SE Michigan counties on Sunday afternoon. You can check the DTE outage map here. More than 80 DTE crews are working to restore power to DTE Energy customers. Report an outage to DTE here.
Wind advisory issued for Metro Detroit, counties outside region
DETROIT – The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for all of Metro Detroit and counties outside the region from noon to 10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1. Those counties include Genesee, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Sanilac, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne. Highs will start in the middle 40s today and then drop to the low 30s by this evening. Snow and rain are also in today’s forecast. Metro Detroit weather forecast: Rain and heavy winds with snow possible Sunday
Intense rain overnight causes flooding across Metro Detroit
ROYAL OAK, Mich. Metro Detroit saw its share of rain, fallen trees, power outages and flooding overnight. Residents in Royal Oak near 13 Mile Road and Main Street were reliving a nightmare -- all their basements flooded six years ago in a historic flooding and had to deal with flooding again Friday morning. Residents said they are considering legal action against the city due to the repeated flooding. Multiple cars were seen stranded in flooded streets. You can watch Priya Manns full story in the video above.
Multiple vehicles stuck on flooded roads in Detroit
DETROIT Intense rains led to fallen trees, power outages and flooding overnight -- and the rain threat hasnt finished yet. Some drivers tried going through rising waters and their vehicle got stuck. READ: Intense rain overnight causes flooding across Metro DetroitMany vehicles, including a UPS truck and a semi truck got stuck in the road because of the rising waters. Local 4s Tim Pamplin was reporting in Detroit, along the Dearborn border where he saw several cars submerged. There were many people helping others who had become stuck in the water.
Flooding damages homes, leaves cars stranded across Metro Detroit
ROYAL OAK, Mich. Metro Detroit saw its share of rain, fallen trees, power outages and flooding overnight. Its been a frustrating day in several Metro Detroit neighborhoods as flooding has caused a mess of trash on some streets and damaged homes. Neighbors on Lindon Street near Main Street and 13 Mile Road woke up Friday to find their garbage floating along the flooded street. Westbound I-94 at Cass Avenue in Detroit looked like a river and I-96 at Beech Daly Road in Redford was closed due to flooding. Some drivers in Dearborn, Melvindale and Royal Oak tried to power their way through flooded streets and ended up getting stuck.
Royal Oak residents considering legal action after repeated flooding
ROYAL OAK, Mich. Metro Detroit saw its share of rain, fallen trees, power outages and flooding overnight. Its been a frustrating day in several Metro Detroit neighborhoods as flooding has caused a mess of trash on some streets and damaged homes. Like many of her neighbors, Noelle Ehlers basement flooded again Friday morning, destroying everything. The Royal Oak mother is reliving a nightmare -- water came gushing into her basement six years ago during the historic flood. They said they would fix it, clearly its not been fixed.She said many neighbors are now considering legal action against the city.
Lincoln Park neighborhood copes with recurring flood damages
LINCOLN PARK, Mich. Metro Detroit saw its share of rain, fallen trees, power outages and floods overnight -- when the rain started coming in, Lincoln Park residents started to worry. The block at Cleveland Avenue and Howard Street flooded and residents are frustrated because they said its not the first time. When Jennifer Trippe let her dog out Sunday morning, she saw that the street outside had flooded and she immediately ran to check her basement. Lincoln Park city officials said at least a dozen homes experienced flooding and crews with the Department of Public Safety have been doing inspections Saturday. A tree in front of a vacant house came down Sunday, blocking a womans front door and driveway, trapping her car.
Parts of Northern Michigan could see 12 inches of snow, 50 mph wind gusts today
DETROIT – While we’re looking ahead to a possible 60 degrees here in Metro Detroit this weekend, parts of Michigan are still dealing with real winter weather. Parts of the Upper Peninsula are under a Winter Storm Warning, including Copper Harbor, Marquette, Gwinn, Houghton and Hancock, with up to 12 inches of snow possible, along with 40-50 mph wind gusts. The combination of gusty winds and wet, dense snow could bring down tree branches and lead to scattered power outages, especially this evening. is under a winter weather advisory, with 3 to 6 inches of snow possible, along with high winds. Snow accumulations may be less in Iron County near the Wisconsin state line, NWS says.
DTE Energy: About 10,000 customers without power due to strong winds
DETROIT – Thousands of DTE Energy customers are without power Monday due to strong winds that swept through Southeast Michigan. DTE Energy power outagesAs of 3:30 p.m. Monday, about 10,000 customers were without power, with 355 separate outages. and sensitive electronic equipment (televisions, stereos and computers) to minimize the danger of fire and to prevent an electrical overload when power is restored. Leave one light on so you’ll know when power is restored. If power will be out for a long time, contact a dry ice distributor.
Bomb cyclone knocks out power, disrupts travel in Northeast
Jason Oxenham/Getty Images(CNN) - Winds as strong as those in a tropical storm are pummeling New England on Thursday morning as a storm known as a bomb cyclone knocks out power and promises to disrupt travel in the region through the end of the workweek. Even as rain from the bomb cyclone pushes out on Thursday, flood watches and warnings remain in place across much of New England. Bomb cyclone breaks recordsA bomb cyclone is a storm that strengthens really fast. To earn the title, its pressure generally must drop 24 millibars (a unit that measures pressure) within 24 hours. The bomb cyclone is the second coastal storm to impact New England in a week.
Powerful winds could cause problems for crews battling Okla. fires
Powerful winds could cause problems for crews battling Okla. fires Just as firefighters seemed to be gaining the upper hand on a deadly wildfire north of Oklahoma City, the National Weather Service issued a "red flag warning," saying powerful winds could cause more hotspots to flare up today. Anna Werner reports.cbsnews.com