High Winds Gone, Details on Power Outages, Clean Up & More
Yesterday was a pretty windy day resulting in down power lines, down trees, and more resulting in power outages across the state. According to the National Weather Service, sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts of more than 60 mph hit the Mid-Michigan area late Wednesday morning. The strongest winds came between noon and 5 p.m.
Consumers Energy has said they trying to get all of the power back for people that lost it by the weekend. There are outages across Mid-Michigan and you can check it out here.
Also if you spot downed wires you can either call 911 or Consumers Energy at 1-800-477-5050.
Those who use generators to compensate for power loss are asked to keep the generator in a well-ventilated area while it operates and do not fill with fuel when it’s turned on.
Also In response to the damage caused by yesterday’s wind storm, the City of East Lansing will be offering curbside storm debris collection to East Lansing residents. The pick up starts March 13th and you can call DPW (517) 337-9459 with any question