power outages

6:47 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Consumers Energy says power should be fully restored by Friday

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Most customers should have service back on Thursday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Consumers Energy officials said Wednesday afternoon that crews are ahead of schedule and the utility provider expects to have power fully restored by Friday, a day sooner than planned. About 41,900 Consumers customers were still without power, as of 11:30 a.m., according to a news release issued by the company.
6:29 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Power coming back - gradually

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Thousands still waiting for service to be restored
The number of people still dealing with power outages from Sunday's storms is steadily dwindling, and they're happy about that in the Creek Valley Mobile Home Park.There, owner Jeff Mead said the power finally came back on there sometime after 1 a.m. Wednesday. That meant residents had gone almost three full days without running water.
Severe weather
1:06 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Red Cross closing shelter in Calhoun County

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Credit WMUK

A news release says that shelters in Kent and Ionia Counties opened after Sunday's storms will also close. Other shelters including in Kalamazoo, Cass and Van Buren Counties will remain open. 

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6:21 am
Wed November 20, 2013

Thousands wait to get power back in Southwest Michigan

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Red Cross shelters open in Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Barry, Berrien, Cass, Kent and Ionia Counties
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- While crews continue to restore power for thousands of residents across Southwest Michigan affected by Sunday's storm, the outages have been a nuisance for many, and a boost in business for some.
1:47 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

More than 25,000 Consumers Energy customers still without power in Southwest Michigan

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Some customers may not get power back until Saturday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Consumers Energy officials say Tuesday's sunny weather is proving helpful in their efforts to restore power following a storm Sunday that knocked out electric service to 286,000 customers statewide. As of 11:30 a.m., a little more than 25,400 Consumers customers in Southwest Michigan were without power, according to a news release issued by the company.

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