UPDATE: Power Restored to Most in Macomb Township
Earlier today DTE reported 3,600 Macomb Township customers without power, including several schools which lead to Immanuel Lutheran canceling its class.
UPDATE: According to the DTE Energy Outage map, most of the 3,600 customers who lost power earlier today have had their power restored as of 5 p.m. Sept. 7.
There are approximately 3,600 customers currently without power in Macomb Township, according to DTE Energy.
Due to the loss of power, Immanuel Lutheran School has canceled the remainder of classes and is sending students home.
Power has since been restored to Immanuel Lutheran, but classes remain canceled. All athletic practices have been canceled due to the short day and the weather. However, Back-to-School Night is still scheduled for grades 5-8 at 7 p.m. in the Worship Center. Tomorrow is grades K-4.
In Chippewa Valley Schools, Dakota High School, Seneca and Iroquois middle schools, and Mohawk Elementary School lost power and are currently operating on emergency generators. There are no plans to end school early at this time.
Glen H. Peters School also lost power, but is not planning to cancel classes at this time.
The power outage extends from Hall Road north to 22 Mile Road and from west of Romeo Plank east to Card Road.
The cause of the outage is unknown and DTE Energy reports power should be restored between 4-8:30 p.m. today.