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Nearly 70,000 Still Without Power in West Michigan

Screen shot 2013-12-22 at 5.12.49 PMKENT COUNTY, Mich. — After an ice storm early Sunday morning, roughly 68,400 people were still without electricity in West Michigan as of 10 p.m.

Kent and Barry counties are experiencing a bulk of the outages, with a combined total of about 38,000 people affected. For the latest, check Consumers Energy’s outage map. 

Statewide, more than 208,000 people are without power statewide, according to Consumers.

Full totals around West Michigan and expected restoration times:

  • Kent County: 17,865. Northern Kent County expected to be restored Tuesday, Eastern on Wednesday and Western Kent and greater Grand Rapids on Thursday.
  • Barry County: 20,007.  Expected restoration: Friday.
  • Calhoun: 9,771. Expected restoration: Friday.
  • Kalamazoo: 6,337. Expected restoration: Thursday.
  • Allegan: 5,536. Expected restoration: Tuesday.
  • Ionia: 5,268. Expected restoration: Wednesday.
  • Montcalm:1,891. Expected restoration: Wednesday.
  • Ottawa: 1,778.  Some portions may not be restored until Saturday.

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2 Comments to “Nearly 70,000 Still Without Power in West Michigan”

    Wilhem said:
    December 22, 2013 at 8:02 PM

    Consumers Energy does suck the proverbial big one.

    Linda VanSickle said:
    December 23, 2013 at 12:57 PM

    Why are you omitting Eaton county, we still are without power. We would like to have an idea when ours would be restored as well.

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