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.
- The third game of the American League Championship Series has been delayed due to a power outage at Comerica Park in Detroit.
Consumers Energy said since January 2011, more than 30 percent of substation outages have been caused by wildlife.
The power is still off in parts of Detroit.
A power outage is affecting WSU, the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice and the People Mover in Detroit.
A DTE Energy spokesperson tells WWJ that the fire happened around 8 p.m. at the Garfield substation, and roughly 3,000 customers have been affected.
About 50 million people lost power Aug. 14, 2003, including all of metro Detroit. Are you prepared if it happens again?
Thunderstorms that moved through the region Monday night might have been brief, but caused plenty of problems.
It’s going to be another busy weekend for DTE Energy crews. About 30,000 metro area customers are without power Sunday morning, following two waves of severe weather.