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Power outage in Genesee, Michigan? Contact your local utility company.
Wind gusts hitting 60 mph knocked out power across the state with the biggest outages in Southwest Michigan.
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The company says power will be shut off to 3,566 customers from midnight to 2 a.m. Friday so crews can safely fix equipment in the substation.
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More than 1,500 people lost power in Saginaw Township Thursday morning following a crash. It happened about 6:15 a.m. on State Street and Linda Avenue, closing down State Street from Mackinaw Street to Hemmeter Road.
MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) - Severe weather left 300,000 homes and businesses in Michigan without electricity.
Areas of Mid-Michigan along and south of Saginaw Bay are under a slight risk of severe weather. The Storm Tracker 12 team expects thunderstorms between 4 and 7 p.m. around
FLINT, Mich - A line of storms moved through Mid-Michigan Saturday sending trees and power lines down.
The outages follow severe thunderstorms that swept across the state.
As of 9:15 p.m., Consumers Energy was reporting about 1,700 customers without power in Ottawa County and 700 in Kent County
DTE estimates power will be restored to its customers by Thursday afternoon.
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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.