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Consumers Energy Storm Preparation Information

Michigan Business Network
July 11, 2017 7:00 PM


Several rounds of thunderstorms, some of them strong to severe, are expected across portions of Michigan beginning early Wednesday through Thursday morning.,

JACKSON, Mich., July 11, 2017 – With forecasts currently anticipating some of these storms may include winds in excess of 50 mph and could result in power outages, downed wires and other safety hazards. Consumers Energy is monitoring the weather closely, mobilizing resources and making other preparations to quickly respond to any service interruptions.

Consumers Energy has been monitoring this developing storm system for several days and is ready to respond. Restoration from last weekend’s storms was completed Monday afternoon. Personnel are getting sufficient rest while we are restocking our mobile storm units and essential materials. The Company is making other preparations to quickly respond to any service interruptions.

To help the public prepare for what to do before, during and after a storm, we encourage the media to visit www.ConsumersEnergy.com/OutageCenter for helpful tips. At this location, customers also can visit the online outage map, report an outage and sign up to receive power restoration updates.

Working together for safer communities is our Promise to Michigan.

Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest utility, is the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), providing natural gas and electricity to 6.7 million of the state’s 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.


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