Tiphany Nishelle of Hastings posted the picture Tuesday afternoon. It reads, “We need lights! Santa’s coming!”
The family lives in Barry County, the hardest hit area of West Michigan which received the highest number of outages following last weekend’s ice storm. In that county still alone there are still nearly 15,000 Consumers Energy customers without power.
More than 170,000 customers are without power across Michigan.
At 4pm, Consumers Energy will hold a news conference regarding the massive outage. We will live tweet the new information on the FOX 17 Twitter account.