Storm Knocks Out Power In Washtenaw County

May 13, 2014

Trees have been uprooted and power lines downed in today's thunderstorms.  Several trees were knocked down in portions of Ann Arbor as winds gusted to near 60-miles per hour.  

A tree uprooted in the 16-hundred block of Dexter Avenue in Ann Arbor in Tuesday afternoon's storm.
A tree uprooted in the 16-hundred block of Dexter Avenue in Ann Arbor in Tuesday afternoon's storm.
Credit Donna Iadipaolo / www.facebook.com/donna.iadipaolo

The largest pockets without power in washtenaw County are on the west side of Ann Arbor near the Jackson-Dexter Avenue split, and the Green Road area south of Plymouth.  

In Superior Township over one-hundred customers are without power near Dixboro and Plymouth.

Other minor outages are scattered through the county. 

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— Andrew Cluley is the Ann Arbor beat reporter, and anchor for 89.1 WEMU News. Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him acluley@emich.edu.