DETROIT (WWJ) – About 35,000 DTE Energy customers lost power on Tuesday due to the heavy rain.
A DTE spokesman said the outages were spread throughout their service territory — in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and Monroe counties. Crews are out working to restore the power, but there were no exact estimates on when everyone will have their lights back on.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
According to the National Weather Service, more than 42 inches of precipitation has fallen in Detroit through the start of this week — making it the wettest year since 1990.
A Flood Watch remains in effect for Southeast Michigan through Tuesday evening. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, with 1-3 inches of snow expected in Metro Detroit. (More details, here).
Early Tuesday afternoon the highest rainfall totals reported in Morenci, with nearly two-and-a-half inches since Monday night. Almost two inches were reported in Grosse Pointe and Blissfield. About an inch-and-a-half was reported in Eastpointe, Dundee and Farmington. More than an inch was reported in West Bloomfield and Ann Arbor.READ MORE: Tillson Street's Halloween Displays Draws Thousands
WWJ Newsradio 950 listener Gary Krupczak shot the above video on Gudith at West Road in Woodhaven
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