New information from DTE Energy says that they’re making progress at restoring people’s power.
It is expected, according to a press event hosted by DTE, that 75 percent of customers will see their power return by the end of the day today.
More than 3,500 people have been deployed to deal with the effects of the storm. This includes 1,500 line workers, 950 who are from out of state as well as 1,000 tree trimmers, 250 from out of state.
340,000 DTE Energy customers are out currently.
When it comes to the power grid, by zip code, here’s the current situation as of 2:19 p.m. on Friday. As you can see, there are still significant parts of the region with more than 10,000 customers without power (the red in the map).
More than 70 warming centers have been identified throughout the state. Here’s an interactive map of where they’re located as tonight is supposed to dip down into the teens.