severe storms

Power outage
1:08 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Red Cross closing remaining Southwest Michigan shelters

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Credit WMUK

The American Red Cross says it is closing the remaining shelters and warming centers that have been open in Southwest Michigan since Sunday's severe storms. 

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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

Lead in text: 
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

Lead in text: 
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.
6:45 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Tens of thousand still without power in Southwest Michigan

Lead in text: 
Storm has also caused school closings for Tuesday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Utility crews are making steady progress in Southwest Michigan and across the state to restore power to thousands of customers in the wake of a storm Sunday that wreaked havoc on trees and power lines.

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