Utilities: More than 530K in Michigan without power
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:18:36 GMT —
Utilities in Michigan report more than 530,000 homes and businesses are without power following a storm that brought high winds and heavy rains.
As of late Monday morning, DTE Energy Co. reported about 275,000 southeast Michigan customers without power after about 285,000 of its customers were affected. The utility says restoration is expected to take several days and crews are working 16-hour shifts.
CMS Energy Corp.'s Consumers Energy unit reported about 230,500 customers without service after storms affected about 270,000.
Indiana Michigan Power reported that it had about 30,500 customers without power in southwestern Michigan, down from about 41,600 earlier.
In Michigan's Upper Peninsula, The Mining Journal of Marquette reports more than 1,000 Upper Peninsula Power Co. customers lost power.