It's not clear what caused the Detroit apartment fire. Flames and smoke danced through windows of the two-story building on the city's east side Wednesday afternoon as firefighters worked to put out the blaze.
Detroit officials also said the city's communications operations were receiving "an abnormally high volume" of 911 calls due to problems caused by the windy conditions.
No members of Michigan's basketball team were hurt after their plane skidded off the Willow Run Airport runway in Ypsilanti. The takeoff "was aborted ... after strong braking," team spokesman Tom Wywrot said in an email. He added that the plane sustained "extensive damage."
Michigan faces Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday in Washington, D.C.
Elsewhere in Michigan, a fire started after power lines were knocked down in St. Clair County's Kimball Township, prompting nearby homes to be evacuated.
More than 180 students at an early childhood center in Barry County's Woodland Township, southeast of Grand Rapids, were bused to a nearby high school after winds blew part of the center's roof away. Part of the roof at Birch Run High School, southeast of Saginaw, also was blown away but the school was not evacuated.
No one was injured at the center or school.
"We've got heavy winds today and some of the roofing material above the auxiliary gym started coming off and, as a result, we shut down that area and got some maintenance workers to assess the situation," schools Superintendent David Bush told MLive.com regarding Birch Run High School.
The Veterans' Glass City Skyway in Toledo was closed after the Ohio Department of Transportation posted a video showing a semitrailer toppling over Wednesday after crossing the bridge. Crews later stopped traffic from crossing the bridge on Interstate 280.
Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District spokesman John Parsons told The (Northwest Indiana) Times that power lines fell Wednesday on the South Shore tracks in East Chicago, leading the district to hold trains at their originating stations.
AP Sports Writer Larry Lage contributed to this report.