(La Porte County, IN) - The gusty winds from yesterday and this morning have produced power outages throughout the area.
According to NIPSCO, there were 464 customers without power in the Michigan City area before 6 a.m. There were also 257 NIPSCO customers without service in the La Porte area.
According to Indiana Michigan Power Company, there were just a half dozen customers before 6 a.m. without power in the New Carlisle area and 69 customers with no service in the Union Pier area in southwest Michigan.
In addition to strong winds, there has been heavy rain at times mixed with freezing precipitation.