375,000 DTE customers are without power

Posted by The Huron Hub on Sunday, July 21, 2019 — 11:30 a.m. EST

Nearly 375,000 DTE customers are without power Sunday morning after storms ravaged southeast Michigan over the weekend.

DTE reported the information on their website Sunday morning.

A message from DTE:

DTE customers affected by severe weather in southeast Michigan Sunday, 7/21/19 6:00 am EDT

As of 6 a.m. on Sunday, July 21, approximately 375,000 DTE Energy customers are without power as a result of two waves of severe weather that moved through southeast Michigan Friday and Saturday. DTE Energy crews are currently assessing damage to the energy grid; restoration estimates will be available when assessments are complete.

DTE also posted a video update on social media regarding outage restoration times.

View the video at this link

“We understand the frustration you’re feeling as you try to go about your day-to-day activities without power. Before we could provide updated restoration estimates today, we needed to assess damage from last night’s storm. Our crews have assessed the damage on the energy grid — including 1,100 downed lines from fallen trees — and we expect to have restoration estimates available for you this afternoon,” the company said in a Facebook post.

Thousands of customers in the Huron and surrounding areas remain without power as of Sunday, according to the DTE outage map.

Seen here is a screenshot of the DTE outage map as of 11 a.m. Sunday, July 21, 2019.


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