Michigan residents can share power outage concerns with state officials in virtual town hall
State officials will hold a virtual town hall Tuesday afternoon, where residents can voice their concerns about power outages following several widespread outage events that have occurred in recent months and years.
Wayne County families clean up after powerful afternoon storms
A lot of cleaning up to do after straight-line winds blew through Dearborn Heights, parts of Westland, Inkster, Garden City, and Detroit, bringing down large trees and power lines. DTE is reporting about 23,000 customers are still without power.
Michigan governor declares State of Emergency for Wayne County due to impact of severe floods
On Saturday, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an order declaring a state of emergency in Wayne County to help address threats to public health and safety related to heavy rainfall, which resulted in widespread flooding, power outages, flooded roadways, stranded motorists, flooding of homes, and displaced residents.
High winds bring potential for more power outages today in SE Michigan
Another windy day in Southeast Michigan means another chance of power outages. IMPORTANT PERSPECTIVE: On Sunday, we had gusts between 50 and 60 mph, which caused around 250,000 power outages. Today’s wind won’t be that strong, but still could bring down a few limbs. As of 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, just under 3,000 customers were without power, according to DTE Energy’s outage center. How to check the outage mapYou can find the DTE Outage Map here or on the DTE Energy app.
Tracking power outages in SE Michigan on Nov. 17, 2020
DETROIT – Power outages piled up Sunday night in southeast Michigan due to damaging wind gusts. We are tracking the DTE Energy power outages in southeastern Michigan right here. READ: Intense wind brings down trees, causes mass power outages across Metro DetroitAs of 9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, DTE reported 65,000 customers remain without power. The company said 90 percent of customers would have their power restored by the end of Tuesday. Current DTE outages:As of 9 p.m. Monday, DTE Energy reported about 65,000 customers were without power.
Intense wind brings down trees, causes mass power outages across Metro Detroit
METRO DETROIT – Strong winds Sunday brought down trees and caused mass power outages across Metro Detroit. MORE: Metro Detroit weather: Wind Advisory now in effectAs of 6:40 p.m. Sunday, more than 195,000 DTE customers are without power. The outages are spread across Metro Detroit with a large number near West Bloomfield. Ryan Stow, with DTE, said there have been about 1,000 downed power lines across Metro Detroit. DTE crews are assessing damage, and making repairs and restoring power, in areas where it is safe to do so.