Storms Pass Through Metro Detroit, Leaving Scattered Power Outages Across The Area

Around 36,000 DTE customers remain without power

July 03, 2019 - 6:38 am

(WWJ) -- Thousands of metro Detroiters were without power into the early hours of Wednesday morning after severe thunderstorms moved across southeast Michigan Tuesday evening.

The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thudnerstorm Warning for parts of Oakland and Wayne Counties around 7:30 p.m. and it lasted until 8:30 p.m., as heavy rains, high winds and thunder hit the area.

DTE Energy reported numerous power outages across southeast Michigan, with the heaviest hit areas appearing to be near Ann Arbor and near Madison Heights.

As of 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, DTE said about 36,000 homes and businesses were still without power. Outages are scattered across the service territory, with the majority in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. Many areas were expected to have power restored by the afternoon

Check the DTE outage map for the latest updates.

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