FERNDALE (WWJ) – Several thousand DTE Energy customers were left without power after going off the grid during extreme heat Thursday.
DTE Energy says about three thousand customers lost service electricity Friday morning, most of them are in Ferndale and near Highland Township..READ MORE: AAA Michigan Highlights Charles E. Allen's Contributions To The Community
At one point Thursday, 16,000 customers were without power, including 6,600 home and businesses in Ann Arbor, as temperatures rose past a scorching 100 degrees.
Most had power restored by early Friday afternoon.22 People Charged With Operating Drug Pipeline From Detroit To North Dakota
Meantime, the extreme heat is expected to hang around. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Metro Detroit area, in effect until 9 p.m. Saturday.
High temperatures in the mid to upper 90s are expected Friday with only slightly cooler temperatures forecasted for Saturday. (More on the Heat Advisory, here).Michigan Grocery Workers Upset They're Not Included In Next Round Of Vaccine Eligibility
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