“Lots of flooding, downed wires, downed trees, traffic lights out — it’s a mess,”
Powerful thunderstorms hit the Detroit area Tuesday, and while it was nothing like last week’s historic downpour, it was enough to cause damage in several areas.
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DTE Energy has already begun to build redundancy into circuits servicing several schools including the circuits connecting Emerson and Ludington schools.
A hot night got a little hotter for thousands of DTE Energy customers who lost power Tuesday evening.
More problems with the city of Detroit’s public lighting system have forced more school closures.
Showers and thunderstorms rolled into the Metro Detroit area Tuesday night leaving pockets of power outages and downed trees.
DTE spokesman said they’re expecting more outages as severe weather rolls in.
Outages were scattered across the area, Thursday, with wind gusts reaching 45 miles per hour.
With metro Detroit and much of Michigan under a Wind Advisory until 7 p.m. Friday, strong gusts are causing problems across much of the state.