UPDATE: Power Restored in Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties - Northern Michigan's News Leader

UPDATE: Power Restored in Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties

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Nearly 2,000 people were without power in Leelanau and Grand Traverse counties this afternoon, but the lights are back on now.

Consumers Energy tells us the power went out around 1:30 this afternoon, and came back on around 3:00.

Consumers says about 1,900 people were in the dark, and about 600 of those were in Grand Traverse county, with the rest being in Leelanau county.

It happened when a truck hit a phone line, which then shorted out a power line.

Tune in to 9&10 News at 5:00 for more details about today's outage.

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A power outage in northern Michigan has left 1,990 people in the dark.

More than 600 in Grand Traverse county, and the rest in Leelanau county.

So far, the cause is unclear, but Consumers Energy says they do know the problem has to do with a power line and the substation it is incorporated with.

The outage started around 1:30 this afternoon.

Stay with 9&10 News online and on the air as we work to bring you more details on this outage.

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