High wind watch issued for Sunday morning in Southeast Michigan

Strongest wind gusts could get up to 60 mph

An American flag blowing in the wind. (Pexels)

DETROIT – A high wind watch has been issued for Sunday morning in Southeast Michigan.

The watch is in effect from 4 a.m. Sunday to noon Sunday in Wayne, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, Livingston, St. Clair, Lapeer, Lenawee, Genesee Monroe and Sanilac counties.

Southwest winds are expected to blow from 20-30 mph, with gusts possibly reaching up to 60 mph. The strong winds will arrive behind a cold front.

Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines, according to the National Weather Service. Widespread power outages are possible.

Driving could be more difficult for high-profile vehicles.

Click here to read the latest forecast from the Local 4Casters.

Report an outage to DTE here. Report an outage to Consumers Energy here.

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