power outages http://wemu.org en DTE Energy Working To Restore Power Across Washtenaw County http://wemu.org/post/dte-energy-working-restore-power-across-washtenaw-county <p>Storms that rolled through Washtenaw County knocked out power to several thousand DTE Energy customers Wednesday afternoon.</p><p></p><p>The utility's outage map shows three main affected areas:</p><ul><li>Dexter Township area: &nbsp;500-1500 customers without electricity.</li><li>Webster Township area: &nbsp;100-500 customers affected.</li><li>Southern edge of Ann Arbor into Pittsfield Township: &nbsp;1500-2500 customers in the dark.</li></ul><p>Numerous smaller scattered outages have also been reported.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:28:45 +0000 Bob Eccles 47549 at http://wemu.org DTE Energy Working To Restore Power Across Washtenaw County Storm Knocks Out Power In Washtenaw County http://wemu.org/post/storm-knocks-out-power-washtenaw-county <p>Trees have been uprooted and power lines downed in today's thunderstorms. &nbsp;Several trees were knocked&nbsp;down in portions of Ann Arbor as winds gusted to near 60-miles per hour. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 20:26:39 +0000 Andrew Cluley 45790 at http://wemu.org Storm Knocks Out Power In Washtenaw County Power Outage Numbers Continue To Climb in Washtenaw County http://wemu.org/post/power-outage-numbers-continue-climb-washtenaw-county <div>Windy conditions continue today and it's causing an increasing number of power outages. DTE Energy spokesperson Alejandro Bodipo-Memba tells WEMU about six-thousand Washtenaw County customers are without electricity.&nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:52:07 +0000 David Fair & Andrew Cluley 44355 at http://wemu.org Power Outage Numbers Continue To Climb in Washtenaw County DTE Energy Prepares for Potential Power Outages http://wemu.org/post/dte-energy-prepares-potential-power-outages <p>DTE Energy says it's ready if high winds tear through it's service area tonight. A High Wind Watch is in effect from this evening through end of afternoon Friday. Gusts could reach, or exceed, 50-miles per hour.&nbsp; That kind of wind can break tree branches and knock down power lines. So, what is the utility doing to get ready? This is DTE Spokesperson Erica Donerson.</p><p>Additionally, Donerson advises you prepare an emergency kit in case you lose power. She says it should include a battery-powered radio, batteries, water, non-perishable food items and a first-aid kit.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:19:30 +0000 David Fair 41815 at http://wemu.org DTE Energy Prepares for Potential Power Outages