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Power outages in La Crosse area continue as high winds prevail

Power outages in La Crosse area continue as high winds prevail

Lauer of DTE advised residents to check on elderly neighbors and others with health or mobility problems while power is being restored, which he said will likely take several days.

■July 1998: A severe thunderstorm brought winds reaching 80 miles per hour and 432,000 power outages. The high winds have already brought down trees and limbs across the Pittsburgh area, including in Highland Park.

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, DTE Energy has almost 500,000 customers without power due to severe winds blowing through its Southeast Michigan service territory.

The heavy winds that hit MI on Wednesday made history, causing the largest number of outages DTE Energy's has had to fix at once.

Crews have been called in from out of state to help with restoration efforts for what DTE has called the most significant weather event in the company's history.

A charter plane carrying players from the University of MI basketball team, band members, cheer leaders and coaching staff family skidded off the runway due to high winds at Willow Run Airport. Most have seen service restored.

United States anti-missile system's deployment underway in S.Korea
McMaster and senior South Korean presidential official Kim Kwan-jin held a phone conversation after the missile firings. North Korea criticises the drills and has previously conducted missile launches to coincide with them.

More than 4,000 power lines and at least 1,000 utility poles were toppled, creating widespread outages and safety hazards compounded by fallen trees uprooted in soil left softened in unusually warm winter weather and heavy rains, utility officials said.

Roughly 700 Upper Peninsula Power Co. customers in Marquette County were without power as of about 10 a.m. today, said Dave Forsberg, UPPCO spokesman.

A giant tree crashed into two homes on Wellesley Road, causing damage to the exteriors of both homes. With high winds in the forecast extending through 7 p.m. Wednesday, additional outages were expected.

A Detroit Fire Department investigator stands on the second floor after a deadly fire at an apartment complex Wednesday, March 8, 2016, in Detroit.

"Just glad no one was hurt", said Reggie. The team said everyone aboard was safe.


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