Winter Storm Watch issued for West Michigan for Sunday

Storms Knock Out Power

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CASSOPOLIS, Mich. — Widespread power outages were reported in the Niles and Three Rivers areas after storms moved through Michigan’s border counties near Indiana.

That area is served by Midwest Energy Cooperative and another utility. MEC reported about 3,500 of their customers still had to electricity as of 4:15 a.m..

Towns like Three Rivers, Jones, Vandalia, and Edwardsburg saw a lot of downed trees and power lines.

Later in the morning, power was lost for nearly 600 Consumers Power customers in Allegan County in the townships of Lee, Casco, Valley, and Cheshire, all southeast of Allegan.

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1 Comment

  • Peg Glenn

    Not much effort was spent in researching or writing this story. One only has to read/hear the NWS Weather Statement to know this is expected.

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