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6:04 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Consumers Energy Expects Restoration Work to Wrap up Midday Monday

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Credit WMUK

Consumers Energy says it expects work on restoring power across the state to wrap up by midday Monday.

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7:57 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

Storms Take Down Trees and Power Lines in Kalamazoo

Power out for thousands in Southwest Michigan
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A fast-moving storm ripped through Kalamazoo about 5:45 p.m. Friday, knocking down trees and power lines. At 6:30 p.m., Consumers Energy was reporting more than 5,000 customers had lost service in the Kalamazoo area. The Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival was shut down for storm cleanup, according to a Kalamazoo Gazette photographer at the scene.
7:43 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

FEMA to Review Flood Damages, Need for Aid in Michigan

Six teams will canvas areas in Southeast Michigan
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will begin preliminary assessments Tuesday of the damage caused by a historic flood that left parts of metro Detroit swamped, shut down freeways and flooded thousands of homes. FEMA's Monday announcement follows a request submitted by Gov. Rick Snyder last week seeking the agency's help.
7:43 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

5,500 Without Power After Storm

Most outages concentrated in Van Buren and Saint Joseph Counties
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - More than 5,500 Consumers Energy and Indiana Michigan Power customers in Southwest Michigan are without electricity following Tuesday afternoon's storm. Consumers Energy estimates most of its customers will have power restored by about 10 p.m. Indiana Michigan Power did not offer an immediate restoration assessment.
1:03 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

Snyder Tours Flood Damage in Metro Detroit

Governor says state is gathering information to seek a Presidential disaster declaration
Warren Gov. Rick Snyder, in town Monday to tour flood damage in the city, urged residents around Metro Detroit to meticulously document their losses in preparation for the State of Michigan to officially request federal disaster assistance. Warren was among Metro Detroits hardest hit communities during a massive rain storm one week ago.