High winds cause power outages in W. MI

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — High winds knocked out power to hundreds of people in West Michigan Sunday.

Consumers Energy spokesman Brian Wheeler said that more than 14,500 customers statewide were without service at some point Sunday. There were 160 reports of wires down across the state.

The company had crews on-call due to the high winds. A total of 70 crews — as many as 200 people — were at work to restore service.

As of about 7:45 p.m., 331 customers in Kent County were without power, according to the Consumers Energy outage map:

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Consumers Energy outage map