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Thousands Lose Power In Ice Storm

More than 30,000 people across Michigan after an ice storm that knocked down tree branches and took down power lines across the area.
 
As of around 10 a.m., Consumers Energy lists the outages as follows:
Shiawassee: 12,948
Ingham: 12,614
Clinton: 10,456
Eaton: 9,470
Ionia: 5,004
Livingston: 3,774
Jackson: 813
 
The Livingston County numbers are actually much higher because it also includes thousands of outages reported by DTE Energy, which also services the county.
The Lansing Board of Water and Light said some 19,000 customers were without power as of 6 a.m. but expected that number to grow.
 
Statewide, Consumers says more than 155,000 customers are in the dark and officials there say it could take several days before they get everyone back on.
 
You can report outages to your power company here:
 
 
You can see where outages are and get estimated restoration times (when available) here:
 
The Board of Water and Light does not offer a similar outage map.
 
Authorities were reminding people who are out on the road to treat traffic lights as four-way stop signs if the lights aren't working.
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