DTE officials reported that up to 129,000 homes and businesses are without power, with the number of outages expected to grow until the storms move out of the area.
Crews have been working around the clock to restore power, but continuing high winds could slow the efforts.
High winds have knocked out power for roughly 22,000 homes and businesses in metro Detroit, and officials expect that number to grow.
DTE Energy says about 17,000 customers remain without electricity, following high winds over the weekend. Approximately 120,000 customers lost service at some point over the weekend.
The Plymouth Ice Festival continued – even though about 13 ice sculptures were damaged by the winds — as well as some vendor booths and fencing.
Making her way by candlelight and putting make-up on in the morning by flashlight, WWJ’s Beth Fisher starts her day in a powerless house in Novi.
Hold on to your hat, because it’s a gusty night in Metro Detroit.
Strong winds in Metro Detroit Sunday afternoon have caused about 5,000 DTE customers to lose power.
About 12,000 DTE customers are experiencing a power outage because of the high winds.
High winds are starting to move into Michigan again.