The cold has arrived! Michigan reports its first snowfall in October | News from Mexico

MICHIGAN.- The first snowfall of the season in Michigan they are already happening and are accompanied by strong winds that have caused downed trees and power outages.

In accordance with MLiveuntil yesterday morning (Tuesday) they had fallen 45 centimeters of snow in National Minein it marquette countyMeanwhile in Little Lake 25 centimeters of snow were reported and in other parts 10 to 15 centimeters.

Officials declared to 9&10 News snow, rain and strong winds caused thousands of power outages in North Michiganonly in the Leelanau County there were six thousand reports.

Wind gusts have been around 45 mph (72 km/h) with peak wind gusts around 55 mph (90 km/h), mainly along the lake shore.”

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Wind gusts are up to 90 km/h

For his part, Josh Paciorekspokesperson for Consumers Energy Mediaindicated that the strongest winds have been reported at the shore of the lake, where the gusts were from 72 to 90 km/h.

“Most of these outages are in the western part of the state along the lake shore. As the wind gusts blow, that is where the wind gusts are highest. As we move further inland, the wind gusts lessen a bit,” Paciorek said.

Dan Bessonfire chief Lelandsaid the stormy weather was causing blackouts in different sectors.

“Obviously we’ve had quite a bit of wind and rain, which has brought down quite a few trees and power lines, or caused arcing between the two,” he said.

Faced with this winter weather in the middle of autumn, the population was asked to remain in their homes and heed the warnings of the authorities.

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