DTE officials reported that up to 129,000 homes and businesses are without power, with the number of outages expected to grow until the storms move out of the area.
DTE Energy said about 1,000 customers remain without power early Thursday morning after more than 140,000 homes and businesses lost service.
Storms brought down about 800 power lines, and it could take crews until late Thursday night before all connections are restored.
About 58,000 homes and businesses are still without power; and trees are down across the region.
Showers and thunderstorms rolled into the Metro Detroit area Tuesday night leaving pockets of power outages and downed trees.
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.
Showers and possibly some severe weather will be moving through the region Saturday night.
As utility crews wrap up their work restoring power after yesterday’s storms, the threat of more severe weather looms.
The storms Wednesday left thousands of electricity customers without power in the Detroit area as crews worked through the night to restore service.
The National Weather Service is warning residents in southeast Michigan that hail and winds up to 50 mph could accompany thunderstorms expected to move across the state Tuesday.