Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Area outage on Wednesday morning was due to downed power line, according to DTE.
Update 10:12 a.m.: Power has been restored to the area previously affected by an area outage on Wednesday morning, DTE spokesman Scott Simons said. Simons said the outage was due to a downed power line. He said power was back on by 8:30 a.m. Nearly 600 DTE customers in Ferndale were without power early Wednesday morning, according to a DTE outage map. Harding Administration Center was affected by the outage earlier this morning but power is now back on, said district community relations director Stephanie Hall.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Showers, gusting winds and high temperatures in the mid-40s are expected to continue through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Update: The number of DTE customers in Ferndale without power was up to 81 as of late Tuesday evening, according to a DTE outage map. Trouble with a transformer is listed as the cause of at least one of the Ferndale outages, with 41 customers affected in the area of Allen and Pearson Streets. The estimated restoration time for that particular outage is Friday between 9:30-11:30 p.m. Find more information at the DTE outage map here. Tuesday: Gusting winds and rain whipped Ferndale overnight into Tuesday morning, leaving small pockets of power outages throughout the area as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy spun westward. According to a DTE outage map, there were 77 customers in Ferndale without power as of Tuesday morning. Other southeast …
Sunday, October 14, 2012
The estimated restoration time is Monday between 2-4 p.m., according to a DTE outage map.
Update, 10:45 p.m.: The DTE outage map now shows the number of customers in Ferndale without power down to 269. The updated estimated restoration time is now listed as 2-4 p.m. Monday. About 799 customers in Ferndale were without power as of 9 p.m. Sunday, according to a DTE outage map. DTE listed the estimated restoration time as Monday between 9:30-11:30 p.m. Patch will provide updates as more information becomes available.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
DTE Energy responds to some of the questions commonly asked by local residents concerned about power outages.
Power outages in Ferndale continue to be a source of concern for many local residents, with the recent storm-related outages fresh on the minds of many plus several pockets of unexplained outages popping up over the past few weeks. "I am so frustrated with all these random power outages," Patch reader Tamara Lowery recently wrote on Ferndale Patch's Facebook page. "Yes, even in the middle of a perfectly calm night, Ferndale loses power," wrote reader Brian Clark during an outage over the weekend. DTE officials recently provided a power update to City Council, detailing recent improvements to the system and their plans to build a new substation in the city to service new growth in the area and improve reliability. City officials are also …
Monday, July 9, 2012
DTE representative Scott Simons discusses the recent outages and explains how restoration is prioritized.
More than 2,500 DTE Energy customers in Ferndale were without power at one point last week after severe thunderstorms hit the area July 4. By Monday evening, the number of customers in the city still without power was down to 57. The storms affected more than 300,000 customers in southeast Michigan and caused more than 1,000 downed power lines. Service has now been restored to more than 98 percent of those who lost power. DTE officials have recognized problems with the system in Ferndale and recently provided a power update to City Council, detailing recent improvements to the system and their plans to build a new substation in the city to service new growth in the area and improve reliability. Ferndale City Manager April Lynch said on …
Sunday, July 8, 2012
As of late Sunday night, 410 DTE customers in Ferndale were still without power. How are you handling the outages?
DTE's outage map showed 410 customers still without power as of late Sunday night - down significantly from earlier Sunday when more than 1,200 customers were without power. The largest remaining outage area has an estimated restoration time of between 9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday. View the outage map here. While some areas have been without power since the severe thunderstorms July 4, residents in certain parts of Ferndale have reported losing power days later, or having their power restored briefly only to lose it again. Last year, DTE offered a $25 credit to residents who filed a claim after an outage. "You better believe we'll be applying for a credit," wrote Patch reader Kathryn on Ferndale Patch's Facebook page on Friday. "My new goal for …
Saturday, July 7, 2012
1,780 DTE customers in Ferndale were without power as of late Friday evening.
Friday, July 6, 2012
1,241 DTE customers in Ferndale were without power as of Saturday evening.
Update 9 p.m.: There were about 1,241 DTE customers in Ferndale without power as of Saturday evening, according to a DTE outage map. The Kulick Center will be open as a cooling center overnight however will close at 9 a.m. Sunday, unless there is a further need. 10:45 a.m. Saturday: The DTE outage map showed 1,800 customers in Ferndale still without power on Saturday morning. The Kulick Center is open as a cooling center all day and night today, however will close at 9 a.m. Sunday unless a further need is determined. The total number of Ferndale DTE customers without power was at 1,780 late Friday night, with some residents getting their power back while others reported their power going out for the first time since Wednesday's storms. …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The Kulick Center is open 24/7 for cooling until further notice.
Update 7 p.m.: The number of DTE customers in Ferndale without power grew to 2,933 by Thursday evening, according to a DTE power outage map. The largest area of outage has an expected restoration time of Friday evening, however a DTE spokeswoman said earlier Thursday that the southeast Michigan region won't be entirely "back to normal" until late Saturday night - assuming no further severe weather. The National Weather Service has forecast a chance of thunderstorms Thursday, Friday and Saturday for Ferndale. Residents in need of cooling are encouraged to visit the Kulick Community Center - which is now open 24/7 until further notice as an official cooling center. Cots, blankets and water bottles will be available. 2:15 p.m.: 2,559 DTE …
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
A severe thunderstorm whipped through Ferndale on Wednesday evening, battering the area with powerful winds and hail and knocking out power to more than 2,500 DTE customers.
Update 7 a.m.: By 7 a.m. Thursday, a DTE outage map showed 2,559 customers in Ferndale without power. Stay tuned to Ferndale Patch for more information as it becomes available. 12 a.m.: The number of DTE customers in Ferndale without power late Wednesday evening was up to 1,439 by midnight, with no estimated restoration time yet available, according to a DTE power outage map. 10:30 p.m.: 1,213 DTE customers in Ferndale were without power as of 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the outage map. 7:42 p.m.: A severe thunderstorm whipped through Ferndale on Wednesday evening, battering the area with powerful winds and hail and knocking out power to more than 1,100 customers. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning in effect …