Intense wind brings down trees, causes mass power outages across Metro Detroit
METRO DETROIT – Strong winds Sunday brought down trees and caused mass power outages across Metro Detroit. MORE: Metro Detroit weather: Wind Advisory now in effectAs of 6:40 p.m. Sunday, more than 195,000 DTE customers are without power. The outages are spread across Metro Detroit with a large number near West Bloomfield. Ryan Stow, with DTE, said there have been about 1,000 downed power lines across Metro Detroit. DTE crews are assessing damage, and making repairs and restoring power, in areas where it is safe to do so.
Metro Detroit weather: Flood warnings issued, severe storms possible all day
It was a wet and stormy start for many of you around Metro Detroit with a cold front that just stalled out as a stationary front right over the heart of SE Lower Michigan. We are under a Slight Risk for Severe Storms today, and that will be most likely through the late afternoon and evening. We will have this stationary front wandering about Metro Detroit through the day and more moisture moving up from the south keeping our rain and thunderstorm chances alive pretty much all day. We will see a carbon copy of a day Monday around Metro Detroit highlighted again by great sleeping weather. We will see some showers and storms on Wednesday into Thursday, and we will keep you posted as we get closer.