Storms leave 28K DTE customers without power, freeway flooding reported

I-75 at Woodward / Photo by Brian Puninske, FOX 2

Heavy storms moving through Metro Detroit have left at least tens of thousands of DTE Energy customers without power Wednesday evening with flooding not helping matters.

According to the DTE Outage Map, there are 108 crews out in the field and 25,000 people without power. Some of the heaviest hit areas are Livonia, as well as parts in Clinton and Clinton Township north of 16 Mile with more than 2,500 customers in the dark.

Other spots impacted by outages include Van Buren Township, Commerce Township, and Southfield, between Schoolcraft and Six Mile roads with 1,500 to 2,500 out.

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Flooding also hampered motorists with closures on a number of freeways in the area. 

High winds also caused damage to homes, sending trees into homes. One home had an entire tree crash through its roof in Detroit on Outer Drive.

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