(Fox News) – As the heatwave gripped much of the country on Sunday, power outages reported in multiple states left hundreds of thousands of customers in the dark. Crews were working to restore power after heavy storms over two days knocked out power for more than 800,000 Michigan homes and businesses. Two utilities said it could take until Wednesday to restore power for everyone. Detroit-based DTE Energy said


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Sunday afternoon that roughly 600,000 customers were affected because of storms in southeast Michigan Friday and Saturday. Officials said it’s the largest storm to hit the region in years. Their estimate on outages grew throughout the day as crews worked. The weather downed more than 2,000 lines. The utility said it had restored power to 250,000 customers and was expected to restore all power by Wednesday. Jackson-based Consumers Energy said roughly 220,000 customers overall were affected. The utility said it hoped to restore power to everyone by Tuesday. READ MORE

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