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NORTHERN MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) -- Wind gusts of more than 40 m.p.h. continue across northern Michigan, creating some power outages.As you travel Tuesday morning,
Every fire department throughout Cheboygan County was called out multiple times during the storm, which started early Thursday morning.
Great Lakes Energy and Consumers’ Energy both reported tens of thousands of customers without power statewide.
As Ingham County residents were ending their night of Halloween festivities, they returned home to the dead of night engulfing their homes and streets. On Sunday, about 3,175 Lansing BWL customers in the area bounded by Grand River and Michigan Avenue from Frandor to Delta Street experienced a power outage caused by a cable fault. […]
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.