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Power outages and trees down after overnight storms in West Michigan

Tree down at 108th Avenue and 120th near Otsego in Allegan County 7/29/21
Overnight storms in Allegan and Kalamazoo counties 7/29/21
Posted at 5:42 AM, Jul 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-29 06:10:50-04

Power outages are being reported across West Michigan early this morning, especially in the Allegan and Kalamazoo area.

Allegan County Central Dispatch said it's a major problem on the east side of their county, especially in the Otsego area.

Our crew captured images of a large tree down in the area of 108th Avenue just north of Otsego.

Our Savannah Fish was joined by Brandon Weber, Fire Chief of the Otsego Fire Department, to talk about the damage in the area. You can watch more of the interview above.

In Kalamazoo, trees and power lines are reportedly down in the 400 block of N Riverview. Officials are saying to avoid that area. There are also outages in the Parchment and Cooper township areas.

A thunderstorm warning for the Kalamazoo area has been allowed to expire, but more showers are likely Thursday morning.

You can get your FOX 17 forecast by clicking here.

You can find out more about the outages from Consumers Energy by clicking here.