heat wave

Thousands Lose Power During Heat Wave

Several thousand DTE Energy customers were left without power after going off the grid during extreme heat Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2012


Temperatures Rise: Can The Power Grid Take The Heat?

With a Heat Advisory in effect in southeast Michigan, it’s safe to say that many people will be seeking out ways to beat the heat – including cranking up their air conditioners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012

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Ferndale Council, DTE Official To Discuss Summer Power Outages

Residents of Ferndale may get some answers Wednesday night about what caused power outages in July during a heat wave.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011

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Extreme Heat Returns, Maybe More Storms

Here we go again. Forecasters are predicting a heat index around 100 degrees, less than a week following the worst heat wave of the decade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2011


Heat Wave Pushes Electric Demand To Consumers’ Highest Ever

Punishing heat and humidity pushed customer demand for electricity on Thursday to its highest level in the 125-year history of Consumers Energy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2011

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Michigan Blood Supplies Dwindle In Extreme Heat

The excessive heat is taking its toll on Michigan blood supplies, as well as preventing donors from giving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011

Will Temps Break 90 For Seventh Straight Day?

Sick of the hot weather yet? Temperatures are expected to reach into the 90’s again Saturday and if that happens, it will be the 7th straight day above 90.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011

Lights Turning Back On In Ferndale

A major blackout for thousands of residents in Ferndale appears to be over.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011


Multiple Deaths Linked To Heat Wave

Authorities say a heat wave that pushed temperatures to 100 degrees throughout Michigan has contributed to the deaths of at least three people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2011

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Temperatures To Sizzle Over Weekend

After thermometers across the state flirted with the 100 mark Thursday, a weekend forecast with temps in the mid to low 90s doesn’t seem so bad.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2011