Metro Detroit live weather radar and alerts: Tracking rain and flooding

SE Michigan under flood watch through Thursday morning

METRO DETROIT – We’re tracking weather alerts issued this week amid heavy rains and flooding across Metro Detroit.

Current weather alerts

  • A river flood warning has been issued for Livingston, Macomb and Wayne counties from Thursday until further notice.
  • A lakeshore flood advisory has been issued for Sanilac and St. Clair counties through 8 a.m. Thursday.
  • A high wind warning has been issued for Sanilac and St. Clair counties until 8 a.m. Thursday.
  • A flood watch has ended for the following 11 southeastern Michigan counties: Genesee, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Sanilac, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne. The watch was originally in effect until Thursday morning, but was canceled early.

Forecast: What to expect

From the Local4Casters on Thursday morning:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday showers dropped 2-5 inches of rain across the region.
  • Scattered rain showers will be coming and going during the day.
  • Rain will be lighter compared to Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Winds will shift NE to SW and move at 5-15 mph, gusting at 20 mph.
  • Rain showers will taper off late Thursday night.

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