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UPDATE: Northern Michigan Power Outages

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Northern Michigan's News Leader will be continuously updating you both on air and on the web with the latest on power outages in your area.

Yesterday and today's wet, heavy snow combined with high winds have caused a streamline of power outages all over northern Michigan.

Right now Consumers Energy has around 55,150 customers without power. Here is the latest numbers in the hardest counties hit.

Benzie County: 8,653

Leelanau County: 5,915

Clare County: 5,169

Cheboygan County: 3,867

Grand Traverse: 3,735  

Otsego: 2,629  

Manistee County: 2,514  

Roscommon County: 2,128

Crawford County: 1,578  

Wexford: 1,352

Consumers says they will work to restore power as safely and quickly as possible. They currently have no distinct restoration time.

Local companies such as Great Lakes Energy and Presque Isle Electric & Gas Cooperative are also experiencing a wide variety of power outages.

Great Lakes currently has 20,043 customers without power, most of those being in Otsego County.

Presque Isle Electric & Gas Cooperative currently has 10,500 customers without power. PIE&G crews are working to restore power, however, the heavy snow load and high winds that are expected today, will slow the process.

And Cherryland Electric Cooperative updated us, they're reporting 4526 people powerless.

Keep updated on the latest power outage results here on the web and on the air.

 

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