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DTE Energy says this is one of the biggest storms of the year and it’s going to be several days before all power is restored.
Consumers Energy is stationing three new “mobile storm units” across Michigan to help crews restore power more quickly after damaging storms.
Hard-hit areas include Lake Orion, Commerce, Milford and St. Clair Shores.
Clean-up and repairs continues in Southeast Michigan following Friday’s fast-moving storms.
Almost all the homes and businesses left in the dark during weekend power outages are back online, but there’s still work to be done.
A severe storm system made its way across the state Thursday, bringing heavy downpours that left Southeast Michigan streets under water.
The storms Wednesday left thousands of electricity customers without power in the Detroit area as crews worked through the night to restore service.
Utility crews are working to restore power to thousands of homes and businesses following severe thunderstorms that moved through Michigan.
Thousands of homes and businesses lost power and hundreds of schools were closed for the day because of a storm packing snow, sleet and rain that hit the state.