A severe ice storm swept through parts of Michigan late Tuesday and into Wednesday, leaving almost 50,000 Consumers Energy customers without power.
There are more than 25,000 outages in Kent County, over 7,000 in Muskegon County, Ottawa County has almost 3,000 and Ionia County 2,300.
The National Weather Service office in Detroit warned Tuesday that freezing rain is likely with icing of 6.3 mm (0.25 inches) possible from midnight through midday Wednesday.
Travel early Wednesday morning will become hazardous due to slick roads and ice accumulation.
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