Winter storm leaves thousands of Michiganders without power

Published: Dec. 23, 2022 at 3:37 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 23, 2022 at 10:39 PM EST
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Severe weather has moved into Michigan, causing icy roads and power outages across the area.

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As of 11 p.m., Friday, roughly 8,000 Consumers Energy customers and 5,300 DTE Energy customers are without power. The Lansing Board of Water and Light had one reported outage, but power has since been restored.

Consumers Energy has more than 100 crews in the field working to restore power.

Remember; If you see or suspect a downed power line, stay at least 25 feet away and keep children and pets away. If you see a downed power line, call 911 before contacting Consumers Energy at 800-477-5050 or the Lansing Board of Water and Light by calling 877-295-5001.

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