Heavy Winds Cause Major Power Outage in West Michigan
Thousands of residents are without electricity in Kalamazoo, Kent and other counties in West Michigan.
West Michigan has a Wind Advisory in effect until 7PM this evening with wind gusts up to 50MPH. That is more than likely why we are experiencing a huge power outage according to WWMT,
At last check, the outages reported by Consumers Energy and Indiana Michigan Power included:
Kalamazoo - 2,556 customers
Van Buren - 427 customers
Allegan - 1,468 customers
Barry - 706 customers
Ottawa - 1,089 customers
Kent - 3,591 customers
Ionia - 211 customers
Branch - 33 customers
St. Joseph - 5 customers
Calhoun - 0 customers
No word yet on when power is expected to be returned.
Bonus Video: High Winds Cause Big Waves on Lake Michigan