UPDATE: Northern Michigan Power Outages
Northern Michigan's News Leader will be continuously updating you both on air and on 9and10news.com with the latest on power outages in your area.
Yesterday and today's wet, heavy snow combined with high winds have caused a streamline of power outages all over northern Michigan.
Right now Consumers Energy has around 35,500 customers without power in Northern Michigan. Here is the latest numbers in the hardest counties hit.
Benzie County: 7,939
Leelanau County: 5,265
Manistee County: 4,068
Clare County: 3,829
Grand Traverse: 3,078
Cheboygan County: 2,928
Roscommon County: 1,823
Crawford County: 1,628
Consumers says they will work to restore power as safely and quickly as possible. They currently have no distinct restoration time.
Local companies such as Great Lakes Energy and Presque Isle Electric & Gas Cooperative are also experiencing a wide variety of power outages.
Great Lakes currently has 23,000 customers without power, most of those being in Otsego County.
Presque Isle Electric & Gas Cooperative currently has 13,444 customers without power. PIE&G crews are working to restore power, however, the heavy snow load and high winds that are expected today, will slow the process.
And Cherryland Electric Cooperative updated us, they're reporting 3,900 people powerless.
Keep updated on the latest power outage results here on 9and10news.com.