MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. (WOOD) — Thousands of homes and businesses lost power Tuesday night as strong storms rolled across West Michigan.
Muskegon County was the hardest hit, with more than 8,400 Consumers Energy customers in the dark at 11:55 p.m. The National Weather Service earlier issued a Significant Weather Advisory for the county, saying high winds that could down trees were possible.
Wind gusts ranged from 25 mph to 47 mph, according to Storm Team 8.
According to the Consumers Energy power outage map, a total of 7,670 customers in West Michigan were without power at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, including:
- Muskegon County: 6,531 customers
- Ottawa County: 475 customers
- Allegan County: 480 customers
- Kent County: 184 customers