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28,000 without power in metro Detroit after windstorm

About 28,000 electricity customers are without power across metro Detroit after strong winds took down power lines, DTE Energy reports.

Power is to be restored to “a majority of our customers” today, but more outages are possible with more rough weather in the forecast, according to a 4:30 a.m. statement emailed from the energy company.

“Crews are working 16-hour shifts around the clock to restore power,” according to the statement.

The National Weather Service predicts more rain coming to the Detroit area after 5 p.m., along with 10-17 mph winds gusting up to 20 mph, according to its website.

Over the course of the storm, 70,000 customers were impacted with Wayne County being hit the hardest, according to DTE Energy.

Read full article at Detroit Free Press