Storms knock out power to thousands in W MI


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Thousands of homes and businesses lost power after storms rolled through West Michigan Sunday.

Consumers Energy’s interactive outage map showed about 6,000 customers statewide without service Sunday night.

As of 6:30 a.m. Monday, most of the affected customers had power restored.

Consumers spokesman Roger Morgenstern told News 8 that nearly everyone in West Michigan was expected to be back online late Sunday night. The exception was those in Muskegon County (which was the hardest hit), where the restoration estimate was Monday morning.

As of 11:50 a.m., Indiana Michigan Power reported over 5,000 customers in Kalamazoo County were without power.



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