severe weather

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.
Power outage
1:08 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Red Cross closing remaining Southwest Michigan shelters

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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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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.
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.

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