Thousands of Michiganders remain without power

At its peak, about 800,000 Michiganders were without power
Published: Feb. 22, 2023 at 4:15 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 1, 2023 at 10:00 PM EST
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Following last week’s intense ice storm, thousands are still left without power.

As of 10 p.m. Wednesday, more than 13,000 Consumers Energy customers and 9,000 DTE Energy customers were without power.

Related: Crews work to restore power after ice storms leave thousands of Michiganders in the dark

Most of Consumers Energy’s outages are south of I-94 in the counties of Jackson, Hillsdale, Van Buren, and Lenawee.

Consumers Energy said most customers impacted by the ice storm are expected to have power restored by the end of Wednesday.

The Lansing Board of Water and Light has no customers without 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, the Lansing Board of Water and Light at 877-295-5001 or DTE Energy at 800-947-5000.

Always assume a wire is dangerous, even if it’s lying still.

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