DETROIT (WWJ) – Strong overnight winds left about 18,000 DTE customers without power Monday morning. As of 8:45 a.m. Monday, there were still 13,000 homes and businesses still in the dark. The outages are scattered throughout metro Detroit and surrounding communities.
According to DTE Energy, approximately 7,500 homes and businesses were knocked off the grid in Wayne County, and there were about 3,000 outages each in Oakland, Macomb and Washtenaw counties,
The areas without service include downriver, northern Oakland County, near Willow Run Airport, and the Grosse Pointes.
DTE expects to have everyone’s power restored by late Monday.