(Cassopolis, MI) – At 9:45 p.m. Saturday (July 14) just over 500 Midwest Energy Cooperative members remained without power after a brief, but severe storm with damaging winds crossed southwest Michigan late in the afternoon. The storm brought significant damage with broken poles and downed power lines. Although the Edwardsburg area sustained the most physical damage, outages are widely scattered across southwest Michigan. Crews will remain in the field through the night to continue restoration efforts.
Midwest Energy Cooperative is a member-owned electric utility providing electric distribution and an assortment of energy-related programs and services to more than 35,000 customers in 11 counties in southern Michigan and northern Indiana and Ohio.
Source: News release from Midwest Energy Cooperative