High winds are causing problems in West Michigan, Fox 17 reports.

About 5,000 Consumers Energy customers are without power in the Hastings area Friday afternoon. Approximately 1,000 customers near Muskegon are also without power. 

According to the Consumers Energy Outage Map the Hastings outage started just after 1:00p.m. and restoration time is expected to be around 3:15p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for much of West Michigan until 10p.m. tonight. Winds could reach up to 55mph.


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