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Posted on Fri, May 31, 2013 : 3:15 p.m.

Fewer than 100 DTE customers remain without power Friday afternoon

By Kyle Feldscher

The number of DTE Energy customers without power in the area near North Maple and Dexter Road in Ann Arbor is down to 89, 700 fewer than earlier Friday.

According to the DTE Outage Map, power should be restored to those customers by 11:30 p.m. Friday. The map states the area has been without power since 7:39 p.m. Thursday.

The power outages are caused by downed wires, which fell due to the winds from storms that whipped through Washtenaw County on Thursday. The power outages canceled class at Abbot Elementary School and a downed wire closed roads in the area Friday morning.

An ice cream social scheduled for Friday evening at Abbot Elementary also had to be rescheduled due to the outage. It now will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday.

There were small pockets of customers without power scattered throughout Washtenaw County as of 2 p.m. However, none of the outages were major and mostly consisted of single houses without power, according to the map.

Kyle Feldscher covers cops and courts for He can be reached at or you can follow him on Twitter.


Ann English

Fri, May 31, 2013 : 8:09 p.m.

Abbot Elementary School is closer to Miller Road than to Dexter Road.