UPDATE — Tuesday, March 8, 2017 5:00 p.m.
High, strong winds have caused a number of issues for the second day in a row across the Upper Peninsula. Here’s the latest:
- Approx. 800 Cloverland Electric customers are currently without power.
- Approx. 340 UPPCO customers in Marquette County are without power.
- Marquette BLP Officials restored power to customers around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.
UPPER PENINSULA — According to Upper Peninsula Power Company many are without power Tuesday morning, starting around 7 a.m. due to high winds.
Early Tuesday morning the 45 mph wind gusts have caused around 900 UPPCO customers in Houghton County, Baraga County, and Ontonagon County to be without power.
Nearly 100 customers in Marquette County are out of power starting just before 8 a.m.
UPPCO said they are addressing the outages as quickly as possible. UPPCO advises to always assume a down power line is energized, and to ensure safety do not touch it.
The map below will show current outages in the area. To get detailed information on outages, click the red pin of the outage you are interested in. Map automatically refreshes every 5 minutes.
High winds are definitely causing problems for residents in the central Upper Peninsula, knocking down trees, cutting…
Power outages are reported at numerous intersections in the city. Motorists are reminded that when a traffic signal is not working, the intersection must be treated as a four way stop. Please remember to approach the intersection with caution and check oncoming traffic before entering.