DETROIT (AP) - A Midwestern storm packing strong winds and heavy rain knocked down trees and power lines across Michigan, leaving more than 450,000 homes and businesses without power. Wind gusts were measured at 70 mph in Battle Creek and 77 mph at a buoy in Lake Michigan near South Haven. The National Weather Service reports one person was injured Sunday afternoon in Clare County by a falling tree. The weather service says tornado watches expired without any confirmed as of Monday morning, but a possible brief tornado was reported in Newaygo County. Storm damage was scattered, including an area between Kalamazoo and Lansing. DTE Energy Co. reports 245,000 customers without power, including 70,000 each in Wayne and Oakland counties. CMS Energy Corp.'s Consumers Energy unit reports more than 213,900 customers without service.
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