StormPins: Photos of lightning, downed trees, downed power lines, flooding after storms hammer Metro Detroit

Rounds of storms cause severe damage with downed trees, flooding across southeastern Michigan

A downed power line catches fire Aug. 11, 2021 6 Mile Road just east of Levan Road in Livonia, Mich. (WDIV)

Southeastern Michigan was hammered by another couple of rounds of severe storms starting Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning.

The storms brought high winds and heavy downpours. Trees were left toppled while roads and freeways were flooded yet again. Thousands of residents were left without power. DTE Energy was reporting more than 500,000 outages Thursday morning.

Local 4 viewers and ClickOnDetroit readers shared photos and videos of some of the storm damage, lightning and flooding throughout the region (share yours here):

Frank

Berkley
2 hours ago

Pattikoerner

My dog and I found this tree on our early morning walk. There is black on tree so I’m guessing lightning hit it in North Troy!

Troy
25 minutes ago

Knotsew29

Howell, MI one hour ago

Howell
16 hours ago

twilso01

Two trees down on garage… power lines burning after storms this afternoon.

Madison Heights
13 hours ago

Melanie and Eric Raeb

Tree on house on North Rd in Fenton mi

Fenton
14 hours ago

ladonnas69

Line down on 6 Mile Rd just East of Levan Rd.

Livonia
14 hours ago

jdaftershock

Monroe
13 hours ago

Pins User

Tree was struck by lightening at 3:57 PM

Warren
15 hours ago

Mike Molnar

Lightning exposure with the bridge from Windsor

Windsor
3 hours ago

IGot Theshot

Uprooted Tree in Berkley by Wiltshire and Kenmore. Photo taken around 7pm 8/11/2021

Berkley
9 hours ago

Pins User

Carleton Michigan.

Huron Charter Township
14 hours ago

Mike Molnar

Lightning exposure with Detroit from Windsor

Windsor
3 hours ago

Mike Molnar

Lightning exposure with Detroit from Windsor

Windsor
3 hours ago

fiestyliz

Wind from afternoon storm uprooted this and three others on apartment building

Imlay City
6 hours ago

mlagin02

Hartland
8 hours ago

RayA2

Darkness In The Early Afternoon

Ypsilanti
16 hours ago

davejewellohl

A severe thunderstorm over Lake Erie on Wed afternoon.

Wheatley
10 hours ago

Becky Guthrie

This happened today!!

Garden City
8 hours ago

Lexi

56 Tecumseh Clawson Michigan

Clawson
10 hours ago

Pins User

Sumpter twp

Unknown
15 hours ago

Brandon Shamus

Storm damage

Walled Lake
11 hours ago

Brandon Shamus

Storm damage

Walled Lake
11 hours ago

Brandon Shamus

Storm damage

Walled Lake
11 hours ago

Pins User

30 seconds of wind and it got crazy. Stop by middle earth

Waterford Township
11 hours ago

Pins User

30 seconds of wind and it got crazy

Waterford Township
11 hours ago

Pins User

30 seconds of wind and it got crazy

Waterford Township
11 hours ago

Pins User

Downed lines cause fire on Greater Mack near 10 Mile in St Clair Shores.

St. Clair Shores
13 hours ago

AlterCombo

Tree branch snapped

Monroe
12 hours ago

gibbeeg

Howell Mi

Howell
15 hours ago

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Dave Bartkowiak Jr. is the digital managing editor for ClickOnDetroit.