More than 4,500 Great Lakes Energy (GLE) members are without power following severe winds from heavy storm activity today. All available GLE line crews are working to restore service.
Outages are reported across 20 counties throughout the Great Lakes Energy service territory. Areas most impacted with outages are Oceana, Ottawa, and Newaygo counties. If power is not restored by 10 p.m. tonight, GLE members requiring power should make alternative plans for overnight accommodations.
Great Lakes Energy members are reminded to stay away from downed power lines and also stay clear of trees and limbs hanging on the lines. Current outage information by counties and zip codes is updated on the Great Lakes Energy website, www.gtlakes.com, by visiting Storm Central.
Great Lakes Energy members can report their power outage online, on the Great Lakes Energy app, or by calling 888-485-2537.