Metro Detroit weather: Flood watch continues Saturday night

Lows in the 70s

Today’s stormy weather gave Friday’s deluge a run for its money. Two to four inches of rain fell, yesterday. Similar amounts fell today with severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes.
Today’s stormy weather gave Friday’s deluge a run for its money. Two to four inches of rain fell, yesterday. Similar amounts fell today with severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes.

DETROITA flood watch is in effect for Detroit and all of southeast Michigan until 4 a.m. Sunday.

Welcome to Saturday night, Motown.

Today’s stormy weather gave Friday’s deluge a run for its money. Two to four inches of rain fell, yesterday. Similar amounts fell today with severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes.

Saturday
Garden City6.61″
Ann Arbor5.25″
Detroit6″
Ypsilanti4.75″
Richmond2.34″
Farmington3.38″
Manchester3.11″
Port Huron3.25″
Dearborn2.40″
Macomb Township2″
Tipton1.70″
Lapeer1.60″
Columbiaville1.19″

Tonight remains mostly cloudy, warm and humid. Additional showers and thunderstorms cruise across the area, but they will not be as volatile as what we experienced earlier. Ponding on roads remains a threat. Flooded basements remain a possibility.

More wet weather is possible Saturday night. Scattered showers and storms containing heavy downpours cruise through the region. Overnight lows will be near 70 degrees.

Sunday will have the same soggy weather pattern. After it dries out a bit in the morning. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible in the afternoon. There is a Marginal Risk of strong to severe storms in the afternoon and evening. Skies will be mostly cloudy to partly sunny. Plus, it remains warm and muggy. Highs in the low and middle 80s with any sunshine.

The stationary front remains over us Monday and Tuesday. It will be warm with more on and off showers and thunderstorms each day. Afternoon temperatures will be in the low 80s each day.

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About the Author:

Andrew Humphrey is an Emmy Award winning meteorologist, and also an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM). He has a BSE in Meteorology from the University of Michigan and an MS in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he wrote his thesis on "The Behavior of the Total Mass of the Atmosphere."