severe weather

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.
7:16 am
Tue November 19, 2013

American Red Cross opens shelter in Cass County for people affected by power outages

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Shelters also open in Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Berrien, Kent and Ionia Counties
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
DOWAGIAC, MI - The American Red Cross of West Michigan has opened a shelter in Cass County for residents affected by widespread power outages from Sunday's strong storms. The shelter, which is located at Dowagiac Armory Headquarters, 700 W. Prairie Ronde St., in Dowagiac, is the sixth shelter the Red Cross has opened since Monday in West Michigan.
6:45 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Tens of thousand still without power in Southwest Michigan

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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.
6:52 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Some Consumers Energy customers may not get power back until Saturday

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More than 13,000 customers in Kalamazoo County without power as of late Monday afternoon
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Consumers Energy has been able to restore power to some in Southwest Michigan, but more than 47,000 in the region are still without electricity one day after a powerful storm swept through the region. Power may not be restored for most until Friday and some harder-hit regions could have to wait until Saturday, Consumers Energy said in a press release.
1:35 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Cleanup continues from severe storms

Lead in text: 
Red Cross has opened shelters in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI The number of people in Southwest Michigan without power continued to climb Monday, one day after a storm swept through the region with wind gusts of up to 60 mph. It may be until late Friday until power is restored for most, Consumers Energy said in a press release, and it could take as long as Saturday for those in harder-hit areas.

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