High wind advisory issued until midnight as thousands in metro Detroit are without power

Power outages continue to plague residents in the metro Detroit area Saturday as homes lose electricity due to high winds.

According to a tweet from the National Weather Service Detroit, the city is under a wind advisory until midnight with winds ranging between 20 and 30 mph. and gusts of 45 to 50 mph.

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The advisory began at 10 a.m.

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According to DTE, thousands in Southeast Michigan are currently without power impacting cities all over the region including Detroit, Dearborn, Ferndale, Westland, Taylor and more.

The DTE outage map continues to track and update power outages in the area. The map is easy to navigate due to updated browsing features.

This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: High winds knock out power for thousands in metro Detroit