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.
Colder weather is making its way into Michigan as crews work to restore power to the last people left without electrical service following an ice storm that hit the state more than a week ago.
Some people who lost power in the ice storm may be eligible for a small credit.
Utility crews from Maine to Michigan and into Canada worked Wednesday to restore power to the more than half a million homes left in the dark by last weekend’s ice storm.
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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.