Consumers Energy’s 1.8 million electric customers used more energy this summer than at any time in the company’s 125-year history. Michigan’s rebounding economy and high temperatures drove customer power demand to several new all-time records.
A heat advisory remains in effect in Southeast Michigan through Saturday.
Just ahead of the official start of summer, Metro Detroit is expecting a couple of days with near record-high temperatures.
The warm weather has many people doing something they’ve never done before in March, like going to the beach.
The summer heat should get you thinking about keeping kids hydrated outside.