About 327,000 without power in U.S. Midwest, Canada after storms

Reuters

Nov 19 (Reuters) - About 327,000 homes and businesses in the

U.S. Midwest and Ontario, Canada, remained without power on

Tuesday morning following severe thunderstorms Sunday night,

according to local power companies.

There had been over 800,000 outages on Monday morning.

Michigan was the hardest-hit state, with more than 260,000

customers still out.

DTE Energy Co, the biggest power company in the

state, said it had about 150,000 customers out, down from over

300,000 at the peak.

DTE expected it would take several days to restore service

to all homes and businesses.

Other hard-hit states include Indiana, Illinois and Ohio.

About 18,000 customers were still out in the Canadian

province of Ontario.

The following table lists other major outages:

Power Company State/Province Out Now

DTE MI 150,000

CMS MI 111,400

Hydro One ON 18,600

AEP MI 17,500

Ameren IL 9,000

Duke IN 8,200

AEP IN 7,700

NiSource IN 3,600

FirstEnergy OH 1,700

Total 327,700

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