16,000 residents in Big Rapids, Reed City and Evart are without power this afternoon. Meceola Central Dispatch officials say there is a problem with one of the main trunklines. Consumers Energy is aware of the situation. 911 officials want to remind Big Rapids motorists that all 4-way intersections should be treated at a stop. If you are without power, please contact Consumers at 1-800 477-5050.