“We are currently evaluating the need to open up warming center(s) and a shelter in Barry County. A warming center is a place for you to go to get warm, charge your cell phone/computer and fill your water containers.
Warming Centers are open during the day and do not provide overnight accommodations. Shelters are open 24 hours a day.
If you or someone you know is in need of these accommodations, please call 211 or Barry County Central Dispatch on their non-emergency line 269-948-4800 ext 1.
If you have an emergency don’t hesitate to call 911.
Currently approximately 6,500 are without power in Barry County. Current whole state restoration time is 11 p.m. Saturday March 11. As the power company gets safety issues wrapped up, they will re-evaluate the restoration times and localized times will move up.
Consumers Energy is currently working to get their outage map back up and running.”