More than 6,500 Great Lakes Energy (GLE) members are without power following a wave of freezing rain and heavy, gusting wind throughout the day and into this evening. GLE line crews have been dispatched and are working to restore service.
Outages are reported across eight counties throughout the Great Lakes Energy service territory. Areas most impacted with outages are Mason, Montcalm, Newaygo, and Oceana counties.
Great Lakes Energy members are reminded to stay away from downed power lines and to also stay clear of trees and limbs hanging on the lines. Current outage information by county 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.