SE Michigan severe thunderstorm watches expire

DETROIT - A severe thunderstorm watch for Southeast Michigan has expired.

Severe thunderstorm warnings have expired in the following counties

  • Lenawee County
  • Livingston County
  • Monroe County
  • Oakland County
  • Washtenaw County
  • Wayne County

A severe thunderstorm watch was in effect for:

  • Lapeer County
  • Macomb County
  • Monroe County
  • Oakland County
  • Sanilac County
  • St. Clair County
  • Wayne County

Counties under a severe thunderstorm watch could experience flooding downpours, slippery roads and sidewalks, low visibility, hail, frequent lightning and damaging winds, according to the Local 4Casters.

Officials said a severe storm was located at 3:16 p.m. Friday near Whitmore Lake, eight miles north of Ann Arbor. The storm was moving northeast at 50 mph.

The storms could bring 60 mph wind gusts and penny-sized hail, NWS officials said.

Here are some viewer photos of hail and tree damage around Metro Detroit:

Viewer photos of hail that fell Sept. 13, 2019, in Wixom.

Viewer photos of hail that fell Sept. 13, 2019, in Commerce Township.

The storms were expected to affect the following locations:

  • Ypsilanti, Salem, Dixboro and Whitmore Lake at 3:20 p.m.
  • South Lyon at 3:25 p.m.
  • Milford and Northville at 3:30 p.m.
  • Novi at 3:35 p.m.
  • West Bloomfield at 3:40 p.m.
  • Birmingham at 3:45 p.m.
  • Pontiac at 3:50 p.m.
  • Troy at 3:55 p.m.
  • Rochester at 4 p.m.
  • Franklin, Keego Harbor, Waterford, Orchard Lake, Commerce, Lathrup
    Village, Auburn Hills, Bingham Farms, Lake Angelus and Farmington
    Hills could also be affected.

The National Weather Service said these storms could affect the following locations:

  • Adrian
  • Almont
  • Ann Arbor
  • Bad Axe
  • Brighton
  • Brown City
  • Canton Township
  • Caro
  • Caseville
  • Cass City
  • Croswell
  • Dearborn
  • Deckerville
  • Ferndale
  • Flint
  • Fowlerville
  • Harbor Beach
  • Howell
  • Imlay City
  • Lambertville
  • Lapeer
  • Lexington
  • Lincoln Park
  • Livonia
  • Marlette
  • Marysville
  • Mayville
  • Millington
  • Monroe
  • Novi
  • Pigeon
  • Pontiac
  • Port Huron
  • Redford Township
  • Reese
  • Royal Oak
  • Sandusky
  • Sebewaing
  • Southfield
  • St. Clair Shores
  • Sterling Heights
  • Taylor
  • Temperance
  • Troy
  • Ubly
  • Vassar
  • Warren
  • Waterford Township
  • Westland

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