Power restored to thousands following storm

A tree down in the area of Oakleigh Road near Longmeadow Street NW in Grand Rapids. (Feb. 24, 2016)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Utility crews have restored power to thousands of homes and businesses left in the dark after Wednesday night’s powerful winter storm.

>>Find your outage info: Consumers Energy power outage map

As of 7:30 p.m., only about 232 customers in the Cedar Springs area were without power in West Michigan, according to Consumers Energy’s outage map.

Consumers Energy customers can now sign up to receive text alerts on their phone when there is an electrical outage in their area (including scheduled outages) and when power is expected to be restored. To sign up, text REG to 232273 (CECARE).

If you see a downed power line, please call 911 and Consumers Energy at 1.800.477.5050.

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