UPDATE: Power Restoration Continues After Storm

By: News 10
By: News 10

Consumers Energy crews are working to restore power to more than 95,000 customers statewide, still in the dark after a thunderstorm Saturday, down from 106,000 last night.

“We are anticipating more damaging storm activity today and are asking everyone to be vigilant about staying away from and reporting down wires,” said Mary Palkovich, the utility’s vice president of energy delivery, in a press release. “Consumers Energy will work around the clock to get everyone’s lights back as safely and as soon as possible.”

Crews worked through the night, according to a press release. The majority of customers should have power restored by late Monday night.

Here is Consumers' list of areas most affected by outages, as of 6:30 a.m.:

  • Bay: 915

  • Clare: 500

  • Clinton: 350

  • Genesee: 8,185

  • Gratiot: 1,095

  • Ionia: 4,820

  • Isabella: 2,170

  • Kent: 13,900

  • Mason: 1,000

  • Mecosta: 12,930

  • Midland: 675

  • Missaukee: 2,500

  • Montcalm: 7,500

  • Muskegon: 26,750

  • Newaygo: 1,960

  • Oakland: 920

  • Oceana: 2,380

  • Osceola: 1,350

  • Ottawa: 580

  • Shiawassee: 6,820
  • Consumers Energy is asking customers to check its online outage map and Facebook page regularly and to look out for utility crews working along roads.

    If you lost power, you are encouraged to call the Consumers Energy automated reporting line at 1-800-477-5050.

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