Monday storms cause power outages


WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — Monday morning thunderstorms came through West Michigan and caused nearly 10,000 West Michigan resident to lose power for several hours.

A spokesman for Consumers Energy says 9,900 people were without power at some point in Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon and Newaygo county. Some areas without power included:

  • Residents and businesses along Byron Center Ave south of Porter Street SW and north of 44th Street as well as an area around the Prairie Street SW at Ivanrest Ave SW intersection were without power.
  • An area starting at the I-196/Chicago Drive area to as far south as Quincy St SW.
  • Residents living east of US 131 between 13 Mile and 17 Mile Road as far east as Myers Lake Ave NE.

Consumers Energy crews were working on getting the power back up and running to everyone. However, crews also expected storms to carry on throughout the day Monday, causing more outages.

To see a map of the current power outage areas, click on the outage map provided by Consumers Energy.

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