UPDATE: Power expected to be restored by 2 p.m. in downtown St. Joseph, Michigan
Roughly 1,700 I&M customers are without power in the area of downtown St. Joseph.
Most are centered around the bluff and Silver Beach.
We are told a tree fell onto power lines, sparking the outage. I&M says the estimated restoration time is 2 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran School in St. Joseph is closed for the day. The school is in the area without power.
St. Joseph City Hall is a polling location that is within a power outage area. It is running on a generator to make sure people can vote today in Michigan elections.
Stay with WSBT 22 as we continue to follow this story.