Wind Advisory For West Michigan Means Power Outages and Downed Trees Likely
West Michigan is under a Wind Advisory this evening (Sunday) as winds up to 50 m.p.h. are expected.
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for West Michigan until Midnight, Sunday. Winds will start to calm down, but not before we see some damage and power outages.
According to MLive, around 100 reports of downed trees have come in across the state. Around 9,700 residents were without power this afternoon as wind knocked down power lines and even cause a couple grass fires.
Consumers Energy has a live outage map, that you can check out HERE
Here are the counties under the advisory, from the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids:
Mason, Lake, Osceola, Clare, Oceana, Newaygo, Mecosta, Isabella, Muskegon, Montcalm, Gratiot, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Clinton, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ingham, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson,
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Clare,
Hart, Fremont, Big Rapids, Mount Pleasant, Muskegon, Greenville, Alma, Grand Haven, Jenison, Grand Rapids, Ionia, St. Johns, Holland, Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, South Haven, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, and Jackson