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60 mph winds whip through West Michigan

Power outage numbers are expected to grow Sunday as a wind storm whips through West Michigan.
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — High winds have arrived in West Michigan and they're here to stay Sunday. 

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RELATED: Wind has already caused power outages in West Michigan, more to come

Most of West Michigan is in a high wind warning, where gusts up to 60 mph are likely. Sustained winds will be between 30-40 mph. The high wind warning continues until 7 a.m. Monday. 

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RELATED: Consumers Energy prepares for the 'bomb cyclone,' expecting power outages

Similar winds struck West Michigan back in March of 2017. Over 200,000 Consumers Energy customers were left in the dark after that storm.

In northern West Michigan, blizzard warnings are in place until Monday morning. The added challenge of heavier snow plus very strong winds will bring white-out conditions at times. 3"+ of snow accumulation is possible. 

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The last time blizzard warnings were issued in West Michigan was February 2011. 

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