At Least 125,000 Without Power After Severe Storms in Michigan

A house in Genesse County, Michigan, was damaged by the storm.

At least 125,000 customers in Michigan are without power after a series of severe storms and possible tornadoes tore through the state Saturday night.

There were 125,606 power outages reported in the state as of midafternoon Sunday, according to Poweroutage.us. Most of the outages are concentrated in the Detroit area in Oakland County, where more than 87,000 customers were out of power, and Wayne County, where more than 26,000 customers were dealing with outages.

DTE Energy has 91 crews in the field, according to the utility’s website.

A suspected tornado touched down in Armada, according to Macomb County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Renee Yax. Armada is about 44 miles northeast of Detroit.

The sheriff’s office has units responding and is asking people to avoid the area, Yax told CNN on Saturday night.

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SOURCE: CNN, Hollie Silverman, Artemis Moshtaghian, Gene Norman and Claire Colbert

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