DTE Energy completes restorations from Friday storms that hit 462,000 Michigan power customers


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Water starts to pool under an overpass as westbound traffic splashes through it on Interstate 94 as heavy rain falls Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Daniel Mears) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT , MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT

Jesse Smith, of Detroit, walks along W. Grand Blvd. as rain begins Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 10, 2014 in Detroit. Heavy rains are expected this evening in the Detroit Metro area. (AP Photo/The Detroit News, Max Ortiz))

DETROIT — DTE Energy Co. says it's restored power to "virtually all" the customers that service when storms hit Michigan last weekend, blacking out 462,000 homes and businesses statewide.

The Detroit-based utility said Thursday afternoon that nearly all of its 375,000 customers hit by Friday's storms are back on line. The company says about 9,000 out of its 18,000 customers blacked out after storms that hit Wednesday remained off line the next day.

Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. earlier restored power to its 87,000 customers affected by Friday's storm.

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