Power outages after storm moves through W MI

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A large thunderstorm system over West Michigan brought with it damaging winds.

There are scattered power outages across West Michigan, mostly north of I-96 and I-196 corridors, Consumers Energy’s interactive map shows.

As of about 10:40 a.m., more than 12,600 Consumers customers across Michigan were without power. Outages by county:

  • Barry County: 103
  • Calhoun County: 169
  • Ionia County: 330
  • Kent County: 584
  • Mecosta County: 297
  • Montcalm County: 1,372
  • Newaygo County: 1,211
  • Oceana County: 1,705

Brian Wheeler with Consumers Energy told News 8 most customers should expect to have their power restored by 12 a.m. Thursday.

The majority of West Michigan was under a severe thunderstorm watch until 4 a.m. A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect for Kent, Ionia, Montcalm and Newaygo counties until 1:30 a.m.

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