UPDATE: Crews working to restore power to thousands

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

Power was knocked out to thousands of people all over Michiana late Thursday and into early Friday.

Winds knocked down trees and downed power lines.

As of 6 a.m. Saturday, about 8000 I&M customers in southwest Michigan and about 1400 in northwest Indiana were still without power. Customers who lost power in the Fort Wayne and Muncie regions Friday have been restored

I&M has the following estimated times of restoration:

LaPorte and St. Joseph County (IN) areas: 8 p.m. Saturday
Berrien County area: 6 p.m. Sunday
Buchanan and New Buffalo areas: 12 p.m. Sunday

I&M is warning people to stay away from downed power lines and to report anything they see to I&M.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 184473641 - wndu.com/a?a=184473641