Nearly 250,000 without power after high winds whip across Michigan
Nearly 250,000 Michigan residents remained without power Saturday after 65 mph wind gusts in some areas felled trees, limbs and power lines. - Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News/The Dallas Morning News/TNS

DETROIT — Nearly 250,000 Michigan residents remained without power Saturday after 65 mph wind gusts in some areas felled trees, limbs and power lines. Severe weather started hitting West Michigan and the lakeshore Saturday morning and swept through mid-Michigan Saturday afternoon. At 4 p.m. Consumers Energy reported 124,020 customers without power and DTE reported 120,035. Dave Guerney, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in White Lake Township, said a high wind warning would be in effect until 8 p.m. Saturday due to a cold front moving in and causing wind gusts. Gusts of 60 mph ...