Power Outage in Clare, MI

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Clare Power Outages Caused by Weather


December 12, 2020 - Winter Storm

Over eight inches of snow fell and there were numerous power outages due to gusty winds and the weight of the heavy wet snow.

April 14, 2018 - Winter Storm

An inch to two inches of sleet was reported. The combination of heavy sleet and strong winds caused power outages.

March 8, 2017 - High Wind

Two people were killed when the vehicle they were driving in on M-115 in Freeman township in Clare county was struck by a large tree at 4:25 pm. Peak wind gusts of up to 60 mph resulted in numerous downed trees and limbs and power lines and widespread power outages.

November 17, 2013 - High Wind

Numerous power outages occurred as a result of 60 to 70 mph winds in Clare county.

June 8, 2011 - Thunderstorm Wind

Numerous trees were reported downed county wide, with the most noteworthy tree damage observed in a path from approximately 3 miles west southwest of Temple to 3 miles west northwest of Lake George as deduced by an NWS Storm Survey team. The area surrounding Little Norway Lake appeared to have sustained the most significant damage, with hundreds of trees uprooted or snapped which caused blocked roadways and power outages. Two homes on the lake had trees that had fallen upon them.

Temple - Lake George


December 12, 2020

A winter storm brought 6 to over 8 inches of snow to northern Osceola and much of Clare counties on December 12th. In addition to the heavy snow, there were thousands of power outages across these counties as a result of gusty winds and the weight of the heavy wet snow.

July 13, 2017

A few severe thunderstorms resulted in pockets of wind damage with downed trees and limbs and power lines across portions of central lower Michigan July 13th.

September 6, 2016

An isolated severe storm brought down several trees near Budd Lake in Clare county. Some blocked area roads and hundreds of people lost power in the area.

July 27, 2016

A few severe storms caused isolated reports of wind damage including downed trees and power lines across portions of Lake, Osceola and Clare counties on July 27th.

June 6, 2016

Isolated severe storms resulted in a few reports of wind damage that included downed trees and limbs and power lines. The hardest hit area was near Harrison in Clare county.


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Oct 17, 2022

Cable fault creates Halloween power outage throughout Ingham - Spartan Newsroom

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. […]

Nov 1, 2021

Consumers Energy working to restore power as storms bring outages to West Michigan | wzzm13.com

Consumers Energy says over 70,000 customers lost power Tuesday night.

Aug 24, 2021

Major power outages in Clare County | WPBN

CLARE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Consumers energy is reporting major power outages in several counties in North Michigan Monday morning.Clare County has been hit the worst with over 4000 customers without power.Other counties affected include Isabella

May 28, 2018

Updated: Many remain without power in Northern Michigan, some may not be restored until Monday

Strong winds with gusts up to 60 mph have left more than 82,000 Consumers Energy customers across much of western and Northern Michigan without power.Representative with Consumer’s Energy, Roger Morgenstern said there are 321 Charlevoix County reside

Dec 24, 2015

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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.

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Clare, Michigan

City Clare
County Clare
State Michigan (MI)
Country United States
Zip Codes 48617

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