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97,000 Customers Still Without Power on Christmas

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JACKSON, Mich. — Consumers Energy spent Christmas repairing a record amount of downed power lines.

The company said as of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, there were still about 97,000 people without power in the state.

Crews planned to restore power to all customers in northern Kent County on Christmas day.

Their plan is to restore power to Allegan, Ionia, Gratiot, Ottawa, and the rest of Kent County on Thursday.

On Friday, power is scheduled to be restored to Kalamazoo, Montcalm and portions of Allegan and Ionia Counties.

Lastly, on Saturday, Consumers Energy plans to restore power to portions of Calhoun, Barry, Clinton, Eaton, Genesee, Ingham, Livingston, Oakland and Shiawassee counties.  The utility company said that this is the largest Christmas week storm in its 126 year history.

County Name ▾ Customer Population Affected Customers Percentage
ALCONA 11,940 0 0%
ALLEGAN 49,547 500 1%
ALPENA 71 0 0%
ANTRIM 9,311 0 0%
ARENAC 11,391 0 0%
BARRY 27,226 11,971 44%
BAY 34,059 0 0%
BENZIE 9,367 0 0%
BRANCH 15,888 0 0%
CALHOUN 62,472 2,858 4.6%
CHARLEVOIX 6,276 0 0%
CHEBOYGAN 10,480 0 0%
CLARE 24,813 0 0%
CLINTON 30,612 7,064 23.1%
CRAWFORD 5,987 0 0%
EATON 30,345 8,121 26.8%
EMMET 4,973 0 0%
GENESEE 206,630 36,824 17.8%
GLADWIN 20,528 0 0%
GRAND TRAVERSE 16,016 0 0%
GRATIOT 16,264 71 0.4%
HILLSDALE 18,976 0 0%
INGHAM 47,904 9,328 19.5%
IONIA 22,482 2,128 9.5%
IOSCO 22,887 0 0%
ISABELLA 25,728 1 0%
JACKSON 75,937 0 0%
KALAMAZOO 114,028 339 0.3%
KALKASKA 2,978 0 0%
KENT 271,274 674 0.2%
LAKE 3,341 0 0%
LAPEER 120 49 40.8%
LEELANAU 11,928 0 0%
LENAWEE 42,023 0 0%
LIVINGSTON 8,993 2,918 32.4%
MANISTEE 15,076 127 0.8%
MASON 12,663 1 0%
MECOSTA 15,582 0 0%
MIDLAND 40,454 1 0%
MISSAUKEE 9,827 0 0%
MONROE 26,456 0 0%
MONTCALM 26,413 23 0.1%
MONTMORENCY 76 0 0%
MUSKEGON 79,539 109 0.1%
NEWAYGO 19,491 8 0%
OAKLAND 8,093 1,957 24.2%
OCEANA 5,716 0 0%
OGEMAW 18,005 0 0%
OSCEOLA 7,480 0 0%
OSCODA 6,825 0 0%
OTSEGO 6,583 0 0%
OTTAWA 72,047 18 0%
PRESQUE ISLE 2,026 0 0%
ROSCOMMON 26,296 0 0%
SAGINAW 96,242 122 0.1%
SHIAWASSEE 33,501 12,252 36.6%
ST JOSEPH 9,093 0 0%
TUSCOLA 51 31 60.8%
VAN BUREN 8,081 0 0%
WASHTENAW 5,813 0 0%
WEXFORD 18,815 0 0%
TOTAL 1,843,039 97,495 5.3%

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1 Comment to “97,000 Customers Still Without Power on Christmas”

    cathy washburn said:
    December 26, 2013 at 6:07 PM

    Been without power since Sunday not a cunsumer power truck in sight…. why are we not getting any help out here in vermontville….mi

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