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Severe weather in Metro Detroit: Latest watches, warnings, info

Strong storms expected in Southeast Michigan

DETROIT – The Local4Casters have declared a Severe Weather Alert due to the increasing potential for severe storms and flooding as the day progresses.

Any storm will have torrential downpours and dangerous lightning, with damaging wind gusts, quarter-size hail, and even a tornado all in play.

Earlier rainfall has saturated the ground in many spots, so it won't take much to knock over trees and power lines with even moderately strong storms. The strongest storms will move through after sunset and may stretch through daybreak Thursday. Have a way to stay alert throughout the night.

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Here are the latest watches, warnings and advisories from the National Weather Service:

  • All Metro Detroit counties are under a Flood Watch through Thursday morning. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are likely within the stronger thunderstorm activity. Heavy rainfall may cause flash flooding issues within low-lying areas, river and stream basins, and in urban areas. 

Get the latest on DTE power outages in Metro Detroit here.

 

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