severe storms

6:37 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Cleanup Continues After Sunday Tornado in Kent County

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American Red Cross and Salvation Army opened aid station providing food and water
KENT COUNTY, MI -- The impact of Sunday night's tornado that ravaged homes and businesses in the Kentwood and Wyoming areas will be something residents live with for a while. With no quick fix in sight, city and Consumers Energy employees continue to work to clear streets littered with debris and downed power lines following the unexpected tornado that caused significant damage.
7:13 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Calhoun County Hard Hit by Severe Storms

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Widespread damage reported to trees and power lines
Tornado sirens wailed and lightning split the night as a severe thunderstorm raced across Calhoun County early Tuesday morning. More than 18,500 Consumers Energy customers spent at least part of the night in darkness after widespread power outages from Battle Creek all the way to Albion.
7:10 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Trees and Power Lines Knocked Down by Storms

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Kalamazoo and Calhoun Counties among worst-hit in state by severe storms
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI - A storm that packed rain and strong winds left numerous downed trees and power lines in its wake late Monday and early Tuesday, according to police.
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6:16 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Power Outages Tuesday Following Storms

Credit WMUK

Power outages are being reported throughout Southwest Michigan Tuesday morning after storms moved through the area Monday night. 

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8:21 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Most customers should have power back by late Thursday night

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Customers in harder hit areas may have to wait until sometime Friday to get service back
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - As the number of people without power continues to dwindle in Southwest Michigan, shelters for those affected by the Sunday's storm have closed. All of the remaining American Red Cross shelters in West Michigan have closed, the agency said.