13,000 Lost Power in Northern Michigan
Outages started out around 7,000 Thursday morning and peaked with more than 13,000 without power all at once early Thursday afternoon.
Power is being restored for many, but outages are likely to continue until winds start to die down. Follow our Doppler Weather Team for more on weather in Northern Michigan.
The largest outage was in Cheboygan County, with more than 5,700 without power. Roscommon had the second highest at 2,518. Isabella County reported about 1,600, Shepherd Public Schools closed because of the outage there.
Clare had more than 1,400 without power, Montmorency reported more than 1,300, and several other counties reported smaller outages.
For real-time updates on power outages, visit this Michigan power outage map.
If your power is out, contact your power provider for an estimated restoration time. Consumers Energy has a map that provides estimated restoration times. And on their website, they warn high winds could accompany outages on Thursday.