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When will your power be restored? DTE Energy provides outage update

When will your power be restored? DTE Energy provides outage update

Because of the storm's duration and statewide impact, some customers in the worst impacted areas may not have power restored until Sunday, officials said.

The most significant weather event DTE Energy has experienced in its more than 100-year history.

He said the crews from Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, New York and Pennsylvania will assist.

The damage is far reaching.

The Xcel Energy website says that as of 10 a.m. Wednesday, there are almost 300 outages in the metro area, affecting more than 6,000 customers. "We appreciate your patience at this moment".

Thousands of MI residents were impacted by the windstorm due to downed power lines, power outages, trees, and tree limbs blocking roadways Wednesday.

The utilities say crews with about 5,700 workers are making repairs to restore electrical services, including workers who came in from other states. Leave one light switch on to indicate when power is restored.

Monday snow chances but the models are not in agreement on timing and location of the snow, so stay tuned as we get closer this weekend.

METRO DETROIT - Howling winds continued to cause problems for utility crews, motorists, property owners and everyone outside of a solid structure heading into the afternoon hours March 8. Kept closed, a well-filled freezer will preserve food for two days. The governor says in addition to providing clear communication across many agencies, they also have to think ahead, especially as temperatures drop in areas already dealing with outages.

Consumers Energy says 187,000 of its customers were without power after more than 300,000 were affected.

DeDoes noted a particularly unusual circumstance contributing to the outages: warm March weather.

Lauer asked neighbors to check on one another, especially elderly neighbors, if you are without electricity. An additional 130 workers are on their way from utilities in Kentucky, Ohio and in to assist the crews in MI.


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