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Thousands in West Michigan without power

Consumers Energy urges downed wire safety with more storms expected

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Thousands in West Michigan without power, Consumers Energy urges downed wire safety with more storms expected. According to Consumers Energy's outage map, the most affected areas include Kent, Mecosta, Montcalm and Ottawa counties. As of 8 a.m., Consumers Energy said 155,000 people were without power after the initial storm.

Crews are out working to restore service as soon as possible. Consumers reminds residents if they see downed lines, treat them as live and stay far away from the and report downed lines or gas leaks to 800-477-5050.

Many Consumers Energy customers are in the dark thanks to the storms sweeping through the area. The hardest-hit areas are Kent, Newaygo, and Mecosta Counties. Between the three more than 60,000 customers are without power. Many other counties are also impacted.

Here are the current outage conditions per customers affected on this side of the state:

Kent County: 56,539 residents without power

Kalamazoo County: 2,059 residents without power

Ottawa County: 10,518 residents without power

Allegan County: 12,194 residents without power

Van Buren County: 220 residents without power

Branch County: 56 residents without power

Muskegon County: 5,610 residents without power

Montcalm County: 7,201 residents without power

Newaygo County: 3,574 residents without power

Barry County: 4,800 residents without power

Oceana County: 409 residents without power

Mecosta County: 4,865 residents without power

Calhoun County: 1,590 residents without power

Ionia County: 4,409 residents without power

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