Tracking power outages in SE Michigan -- June 27, 2020

More than 16,000 DTE customers without power as of Saturday afternoon

DETROIT – Power outages are possible in southeastern Michigan on Saturday as there is potential for severe storms in the region.

DTE Energy and Consumers Energy are preparing for potential strong winds that could down trees and topple power lines. You can check the DTE outage map here.

  • As of 7:30 a.m. Saturday, approximately 38,000 DTE Energy customers were without power due to severe weather that hit Southeast Michigan late Friday.

The storm impacted a total of 55,000 customers, and DTE crews have restored power to 39,000 so far. The hardest hit areas are in Livingston, Washtenaw and Western Wayne counties with other areas throughout southeast Michigan experiencing moderate impact.

More than 700 DTE employees and contractor partners are working to quickly and safely assess damage and restore power to its customers.

Restoration updates will be added to the DTE outage map once they are available. The company plans to have the vast majority of customers restored by the end of today, with remaining customers restored tomorrow.

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

About the Authors:

Dave Bartkowiak Jr. is the digital managing editor for ClickOnDetroit.

Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.