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3,000 DTE Customers Still Without Power In Metro Detroit After Saturday Storms

Power is expected to be restored by the end of the day Sunday

September 02, 2018 - 5:51 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) -- Thousands were still without power into Sunday night after storms and heavy rainfall moved through Metro Detroit Sunday.

DTE officials tell WWJ that as of 5:30 p.m. Sunday, about 3,000 DTE customers remained without power.

At the height of the storm, officials reported 11,000 customers were left in the dark.

The hardest hit area was Caniff Street in Detroit, near Hamtramck. 

Severe weather plagued much Michigan over the weekend, with outages, downed trees and big waves on the lakes reported all over the state.

Rotating clouds were spotted near Kalamazoo and multiple tornado warnings were issued in the western part of the state.

DTE is expected to restore power to those still without power by the end of the night.

Temperatures reached into the 90s on Sunday as clear skies made for a hot and muggy day. The rain is expected to return on Monday to cap off the Labor Day weekend.

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