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Tecumseh Power Outages Caused by Weather
As of Tuesday morning, Consumers Energy was reporting 8,000 of its customers in Lenawee County were without power because of Monday’s storms.
Michigan utilities are struggling to provide reliable energy to customers as storms become more frequent and severe.
There remained a few pockets of power outages in Lenawee County Monday afternoon following thunderstorms last week.
Wednesday’s storms came after storms on Tuesday knocked out power in other parts of Michigan, stretching Consumers Energy crews thin.
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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.