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Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike

11,000 Still Without Power After Weekend 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2013

A Rochester neighborhood under water. (credIt: Beth Kramer)

Streets Flooded, Thousands Without Power In Southeast Michigan

A severe storm system made its way across the state Thursday, bringing heavy downpours that left Southeast Michigan streets under water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2013

This tree was completely uprooted when thunderstorms rolled through the metro Detroit area. (Credit: MIke Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Severe Thunderstorms Knock Down Trees, Power Lines

The storms Wednesday left thousands of electricity customers without power in the Detroit area as crews worked through the night to restore service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

Utility poles are snapped in half near I-275 and 7 Mile Road. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Crews Work To Restore Power To Thousands

Utility crews are working to restore power to thousands of homes and businesses following severe thunderstorms that moved through Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2013

Downed power lines at 13 Mile Rd. and Drake. (credit: WWJ/Jon Hewitt)

Power Out, Schools Closed Due To Storm

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2013

Debra Lamoureaux of Orion Tonwship says she lives in a "snow belt." (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Local Communities Declare Snow Emergencies

More than a dozen Metro Detroit communities have declared snow emergencies.(Click for the list!)

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2013

Winter Weather Knocks Out Power For Thousands

DTE Energy is reporting 16,000 outages, with 4,000 in Waterford Township. There are another 1,800 outages in New Baltimore.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

DTE crews make repair on line after damaging winds hit the metro Detroit area. (Credit: DTE) FILE

DTE: Under 20K Homes, Businesses Remain Without Power

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2013

A DTE Energy truck. (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher, File)

More Power Problems: Thousands Out In Oakland County

A DTE Energy spokesman said there is an issue with a main electric line that connects several others.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2012

In this handout GOES satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Sandy, pictured at 1440 UTC, churns off the east coast on October 29, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

Michigan Feels Effects Of Hurricane Sandy

As the east coast braces for the impact of Hurricane Sandy, a wind advisory is in effect in Southeast Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2012