Thursday, April 18, 2013
DTE reports roughly 2,100 customers in White Lake and Highland lost power Thursday afternoon.
More than 2,100 White Lake and Highland area residents are without power this afternoon follow a storm and high winds. According to a DTE Energy outage map, residents lost power just after 2 p.m. Thursday. Affected areas include a large portion of both White Lake and Highland Townships, mostly north of M-59; and along Milford Road. Currently, there is no estimate on when power will be restored. Storms are expected to continue in the area through Thursday night.
Monday, January 28, 2013
A large portion of homes to the south of M-59 along Milford Road and Hickory Ridge in Highland lost power early Monday morning.
More than 2,500 DTE Energy customers in Highland and Milford lost power at 9:45 a.m. Monday morning. The outages were likely caused by the wintry mix of freezing rain and snow that hit the area Sunday night and early Monday morning. According to DTE, there is no estimate on when power will be restored to the area. There are several outages in Oakland County, including a large number in Waterford. If you need to keep warm today, the pools and fitness centers at Lakeland and Milford are open. The libraries in White Lake and Highland are also open. If you are using a generator to keep the house warm, follow these safety tips from Consumer Energy Center: Never use a generator indoors or in an attached garage. Don't connect your generator …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Power went out Wednesday morning for a large portion of homes north of M-59 in White Lake and Highland.
Wednesday, 3:20 p.m. DTE is reporting that power has been restored. Wednesday, 1:40 p.m. Residents are reporting that power is starting to come back on in parts of White Lake and Highland. The following areas have power, according to residents: Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. The following traffic lights are out, according to reports from White Lake-Highland Patch readers on the Patch Facebook page: Please expect some traffic delays along M-59 in Highland and White Lake while the power is out. Exercise caution when approaching an intersection where the lights are out and remember to treat the intersection as a four-way stop. Wednesday, 12:50 p.m. Here are some tips from the American Red Cross for coping with a power outage, which can create a great …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Flooded backyards, marble-size hail, rainbows – if Mother Nature started it, we want to see it. Upload your pics from this week's storms here.
If you have storm damage, upload your photos now to White Lake-Highland Patch.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Area outages affect residents between Ormond Road in White Lake and Tipsico Lake Road in Highland.
Update 8:55 a.m.: Power has been restored to most homes in Highland and White Lake - though approximately 1,500 are still without. Power should be restored sometime this morning providing relief from temperatures that are expected to stay in the mid to high 90's today. Residents can visit the Highland Library, White Lake Library, Lakeland Pools and Fitness Center or the Milford Pools and Fitness center to stay cool. All four locations have air conditioning and are kid friendly. 10:30 p.m.: More than 8,000 Highland and White Lake area residents are without power this evening, as the temperature hovers around 90 degrees. According to a DTE Energy outage map, residents lost power between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. today. Affected areas include a …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
A wind advisory is in effect for much of southeast Michigan through 11 p.m. Wednesday
High winds blowing throughout southeast Michigan on Wednesday have left thousands without power in Oakland, Wayne, Washtenaw and Macomb Counties. The worst of the outages has occurred in Oakland County. In Farmington and Farmington Hills, more than 8,000 homes and businesses are without power, according to DTE Energy. Another 2,000 or more outages are reported in West Bloomfield, as well as 1,000 in Bloomfield. Smaller outages have been reported elsewhere from southern Wayne County to northern Oakland and Macomb counties, including Canton, White Lake, Plymouth and Dearborn. Also, in Berkeley, high winds caused a tree to fall onto a car. The driver was not injured. DTE Energy has no estimates as to when power will be restored. The National …
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Extreme heat, humidity and high demand are stressing out the power grid.
Even as DTE Energy crews are working to restore power to 29,000 customers in Southeast Michigan, the extreme heat may create other problems, according to DTE spokesman Scott Simons, including rolling blackouts. "Our system is designed to meet our customers' need for power on the hottest days of the year," he said, "but we're in the midst of we don't know how many days of 90-plus temperatures and extremely high humidity. We typically don't see that." The National Weather Service has predicted that the extreme heat will peak today, with temperatures reaching as high as 101 degrees. The last 100-degree day on record was July 14, 1995. Temperatures have been above 90 degrees every day this week and extreme heat is expected to continue tomorrow…
Monday, July 18, 2011
White Lake Police are reporting downed wires and trees across the township. A small portion of residents are without power.
There are still people without power in White Lake. If you are without power or air-conditioning there are areas in the township you can go to get out of the heat including the White Lake Library and the Dublin Community Center. Lakeland High School's pool also has open swim hours each day posted here. The power outages are as follows: Oakland County is expected to endure its worst combination of heat and humidity to hit southeast Michigan in more than 15 years, according to the National Weather Service. The area is under a heat advisory and an air quality alert for the entire region as heat indexes are expected to be in the 90s on Tuesday — a slight drop from Monday — but exceed 100 degrees on Wednesday and Thursday. The heat index is a …
A line of severe thunderstorms is passing through Southeast Michigan.
Monday, July 18, 2011
Storms just one week ago caused more than 125,000 DTE Energy customers to lose power, some for days. Now, another round of thunderstorms has started and DTE Energy has issued the following tips: Safety tips