Strong winds knock out power to thousands in W. MI

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Strong winds knocked out power to thousands of Consumers Energy customers in West Michigan Monday night.

The hardest hit counties included Kent, Calhoun and Barry counties. A spokesperson for Consumers Energy says crews have been assigned and they expect power to be restored to everyone by late morning/early afternoon.

Screenshot of Consumers Energy online outage map as of 6:20 a.m. Tuesday. (Nov. 29, 2016)
Screenshot of Consumers Energy online outage map as of 6:20 a.m. Tuesday. (Nov. 29, 2016)

These are where the outages stand as of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday according to Consumers Energy online outage map:

  • Allegan: 311
  • Barry: 1,185
  • Calhoun: 1,966
  • Ionia: 393
  • Kalamazoo: 73
  • Kent: 584
  • Ottawa: 211

Watch out for downed power lines and trees. If you see a downed wire, stay at least 25 feet away and call Consumers Energy at 1.888.477.5050.

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