UPDATE: Most power has been restored in Mid-Michigan

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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- UPDATE:
Most power has been restored in Mid-Michigan after heavy winds left many residents in the dark.

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Mid-Michigan residents are beginning to report power outages Thursday night.

Lansing Board of Water & Light tweeted at about 7:30 p.m.: There are currently 1,820 customers without power in the Saginaw/St. Joe and Creyts/Stoll area. Crews are responding. Please report your outage and view estimated restoration times at http://www.lbwl.com/outagecenter

More than 3,600 Lansing Board of Water & Light customers are without power, with the majority in the Delta Township-Waverly area, as of 7:15 p.m.

As of 7 p.m., more than 680 Charlotte residents had reported outages, as well as others near the Eaton-Clinton county line near Grand Ledge, Benton Township, and north of St. Johns.

Freezing rain in the Grand Rapids area has caused power outages nearly to Portland.

Be prepared for a power outage by charging your phone, keeping your flashlight where you can find it easily and keeping batteries nearby.

To check your area for Consumers power outages, visit the Consumers Energy outage map

For Lansing Board of Water & Light outages, visit BWL outages