I&M gives flood update for Michiana
Indiana Michigan Power crews are working to restore power to the flooded areas in South Bend/Elkhart as well as southwest Michigan.
Crews have been able to restore power to 50 percent of affected homes.
There remains approximately 550 customers in Michigan without power and 260 without power in Indiana due to safety issues.
Areas affected include Buchanan, Benton Harbor, Three Rivers, Elkhart and South Bend.
I&M says they will be reconnecting customers following an inspection by the local electrical inspector.
I&M recommends the following steps to reconnect your power:
- Wait until flood waters recede
- Get an inspection by a local government electric inspector
- I&M receives approval from the inspector
- I&M reconnects the meter and restores power at the home.
Click here to view the status of power outages.
Indiana Customers who want more information can call Indiana Michigan Power at 800-311-4634; Michigan customers can call 800-311-6424.