Indiana Michigan Power releases power outage update

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

Power has been restored to more than 65,000 Indiana Michigan Power customers since Sunday afternoon’s wind storm, leaving less than 8,400 customers without power, a drop of 40% from last night.

We have developed an interactive map that gives many residents throughout our service area more detail about their estimated time of restoration. The map can be accessed at I&M’s Facebook and Twitter.

MICHIGAN AREA:
Restoration estimates:
Buchanan area: 11 p.m. Thursday
Benton Harbor area: 11 p.m. Thursday
Three Rivers area: 11 p.m. Thursday
Approximate number of I&M customers without power as of 9 a.m.
Benton Harbor area: 1,300 customers
Three Rivers area: 1,500 customers
Buchanan area: 1,400 customers
New Buffalo area: 500 customers


SOUTH BEND / ELKHART AREA:


Restoration estimates:
South Bend area: 6 p.m. Thursday
North central LaPorte County: 11 p.m. Thursday
Approximate number of I&M customers without power
South Bend area: 66 customers
North-central LaPorte County: 500
Elkhart area: Fully restored

FORT WAYNE AREA:

Fully Restored

MUNCIE / MARION AREA:
Restoration estimates:
Marion area: 4 p.m. Thursday
Hartford City: Noon today
Approximate number of I&M customers without power as of 9 a.m.
Marion area: 2,000 customers
Hartford City area: 1 customer
Winchester area: Fully restored
Muncie: Fully restored
Elwood area: Fully restored

OTHER INFORMATION:

We will be flying Transmission lines in Central & Western Indiana to inspect the lines for vegetation resulting from the storm. I&M customers may see the helicopter in the Muncie and Fort Wayne areas. Tail Number N105JD Black with Grey Stripes in color


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