DETROIT (AP) — More than 154,000 Michigan homes and businesses lost power Tuesday evening after severe storms swept across the state.
High winds, hail, lightning and rain began about 3 p.m. in northern Michigan and advanced southeastward through the evening.READ MORE: 'These Cases Are Not Over': Michigan Solicitor General Reacts To Court's Ruling In Flint Water Crisis Indictments
Egg-sized hail was reported in Cadillac, the National Weather Service reported.READ MORE: Here Are Ways To Save While On Vacation
The Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport recorded wind gusts up to 69 mph and the Battle Creek Executive Airport at Kellogg Field had wind gusts up to 66 mph, the weather service said.
There were more than 70,000 Consumers Energy customers without power as of 9:30 p.m., the utility’s outage map showed. DTE Energy had more than 80,000 customers without power, and Great Lakes Energy had 4,400 customers without power.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 14,353 New COVID-19 Cases, 174 Deaths Over The Last Week
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