Weather

fixing power lines
Dreamstime
May 07, 2018 - 5:59 am
DTE says that they have had reports of nearly 2,000 downed wires in their coverage area.
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storm damage
(photo: WWJ/Ron Dewey)
May 06, 2018 - 4:11 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - About 75,000 DTE customers woke Sunday morning to sun but no power -- that's changing quickly according to the utility. As of Sunday afternoon DTE Energy reporting that they've restored power to roughly 255,000 customers -- leaving about 45,000 still waiting to get back on the grid...
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power outage
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May 05, 2018 - 2:02 pm
About 175,000 customers are still without power Saturday after Friday's high winds.
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power outage
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May 04, 2018 - 2:44 pm
Strong and damaging winds caused power problems throughout metro Detroit Friday.
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windy
Dreamstime
May 04, 2018 - 7:44 am
Stay up to the minute on WWJ's weather page with its real-time radar HERE .
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thunderstorm lightning
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May 03, 2018 - 7:32 am
The cause remains under investigation, but other scattered outages are being blamed on lightning strikes and high winds knocking down trees.
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storm damage
(photo: WWJ/Ron Dewey)
May 02, 2018 - 11:22 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - Strong storms and damaging wind gusts moving through the metro Detroit area Wednesday night after a day of temps in the 80s. Winds up to 60 MPH hit parts of Washtenaw, Lenawee and southern Livingston counties including a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southwestern Wayne County...
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NWS red flag warning
(Courtesy NWS Detroit)
May 01, 2018 - 1:08 pm
The warmth is welcome by many -- but officials say the heat, coupled with dry conditions and high winds, has made the area ripe for wildfires.
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Dreamstime
April 29, 2018 - 7:00 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - Michigan Rules! There were roughly 700 high school teams from around the world competing at the FIRST Robotics World Championship, held in Detroit this year. Out of the four division winners, two were from the Great Lakes state -- including 'Team Rush' out of Clarkston. Kyle Hughes...
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gas pump
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April 29, 2018 - 12:55 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - We haven't seen gas prices this high in about three years. Gas prices have jumped to more than three dollars at some stations in and around the metro Detroit area. Stations at Orchard Lake and I-696 had gas for $3.04 and $3.05 a gallon -- you'll be spending another .40 cents or more...
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