DETROIT (AP) -- Winds gusting to 74 miles per hour have knocked out power to at least 119,000 Michigan homes and businesses as the fringes of superstorm Sandy move through the state.
DTE Energy Co. says about 110,000 of its customers have lost power from the high winds linked to the Eastern Seaboard's rough weather. It says about 80,000 remained without power at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
CMS Energy Corp. reports 3,900 customers without service Tuesday afternoon. The utility didn't immediately have a figure available on the total number of customers affected but says it was at least 9,000.
The weather has prompted warnings for the Great Lakes, with waves up to 23 feet reported on Lake Huron.
MLive.com reports wind gusts reached 74 mph near Fort Gratiot on Lake Huron.