(WJBK) - High winds have caused thousands in southeast Michigan to be without power Tuesday night.
As of 9 a.m. Thursday, DTE Energy says that about 28,000 customers are still without power from the metro Detroit area up to the thumb. DTE says 70,000 customers were impacted by the storm, with Wayne County being the hardest hit.
DTE says crews are working 16-hour shifts around the clock to restore power. A majority of customers are expected to have their power restored later today.
The high wind warning expired at 4 a.m. The highest peak wind gust was recorded tonight in Ypsilanti, up to 51 miles per hour, with Adrian at 48 mph and Detroit Metro Airport at 47 mph.
Customers can call DTE at 800-477-4747 to report power outages or downed lines.