Utility pole brought down by wind in Ludington. (Photo by WZZM 13's Angela Cunningham)
LUDINGTON, Mich. (WZZM) -- Ludington's fire chief says there are numerous trees down after an overnight storm hit the city, and other areas of West and Northern Michigan are dealing with weather-related power outages.
A severe thunderstorm hit Ludington around 4 a.m., accompanied by strong winds and lightning.
The fire chief tells WZZM 13 News the wind brought down trees and branches in several parts of the city.
Consumers Energy reported at least 1,400 customers in the Ludington area were without power immediately after the storm passed.
The utility's outage web page also shows numerous outages in Mason, Manistee, Montcalm, Lake, Osceola, Mecosta, and Wexford counties.