UPDATE: Weather Causes Power Outages, Flooding, Downed Trees in Dearborn

Heavy rain has caused traffic problems on the Southfield Freeway, as well as problems for residents.

UPDATED NOV. 29, 11 P.M.: Nearly all outages in Dearborn have been repaired, according to DTE Energy.

However, at least one resident came home to an unpleasant site in their driveway.

Windy Weber, who owns with her husband Carl Hultgren, told Dearborn Patch that a large pine tree fell on their property on Elmdale Street due to high winds this afternoon, narrowly missing their house.

"I left for work at 2 p.m., and by 2:45 the tree was down!" Weber said. "If our van was still in the drive, it would have been crushed. We do have a piece of gutter that was pulled down and needs to be replaced, but otherwise we are fine, and our dogs are fine, and the house luckily escaped any serious damage."

UPDATED NOV. 29, 1:38 P.M.: DTE Energy reports 651 customers are without power in the Dearborn area.

The customers affected live south of Michigan Avenue between Oakwood Boulevard and Cleveland Street.

NOV. 29, 1:15 P.M. Flooding has closed the Southfield Freeway southbound at Oakwood Boulevard on Tuesday, said.

WDIV-TV (Channel 4) also reported that flooding was affecting traffic in the northbound lanes of the Southfield Freeway, while Dearborn Patch readers reported that the Wayne County Lightfest along Hines Drive has been closed until further notice.

Motorists should take an alternate route.

For updated reports, check .

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