DETROIT (WWJ) – DTE Energy is reporting progress in getting the lights back on around metro Detroit — after a night of gusty winds that left more than 18,000 homes and businesses in the dark.

After noon on Monday a DTE spokesman said there were about 10,000 homes and businesses still in the dark. The outages are scattered throughout metro Detroit and surrounding communities.

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According to DTE Energy, approximately 7,500 homes and businesses were knocked off the grid in Wayne County, and there were about 3,000 outages each in Oakland, Macomb and Washtenaw counties,

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The areas without service include downriver, northern Oakland County, near Willow Run Airport, and the Grosse Pointes.

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DTE expects to have everyone’s power restored by late Monday.