Severe storms expected Sunday throughout Metro Detroit - here is what you need to know

Michigan radar on July 24, 2022. (WDIV)

DETROIT – Welcome to Sunday, Motown.

Clusters of showers and thunderstorms race across Detroit and Southeast Michigan even before dawn Sunday morning. The storms have the potential to produce severe weather, torrential rain, frequent lightning and damaging hail and wind. Claps of thunder will be heard from the time people are trying to sleep to the moments families are preparing breakfast and getting ready for morning services. Temperatures start in the 70s.

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Instability will still exist in the atmosphere from lunchtime through the end of Sunday afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible during this time. It will be partly sunny to mostly cloudy and much warmer. Highs reach the middle and upper 80s.

Stormy weather becomes more widely scattered Sunday evening. It will be warmer with temperatures in the 80s and rain-cooled 70s.

Sunset is at 9:01 p.m.

Sunday night will be mostly partly cloudy with mild temps. Any showers will be diminished and departed after midnight. Overnight lows will be in the 60s.

What to know for the rest of the week

  • Monday will be mostly sunny warm, and delightful. The humidity will drop and it will feel comfortable. Highs will be in the low 80s.
  • Tuesday will be mostly sunny and warm. Afternoon temperatures will be in the low 80s.
  • Showers and thunderstorms are possible again Wednesday. It will be warmer with highs in the middle 80s.
  • Scattered showers are possible Thursday. Afternoon temperatures will be in the low 80s.
  • Friday becomes mostly sunny and warm. Highs will be in the low and middle 80s.

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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."