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High wind gusts, hail and flooding may be heading to metro Detroit

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High wind gusts, hail and flooding may be heading to metro Detroit


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Houston hit with more rain in one week than Detroit gets in 20 months

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Houston hit with more rain in one week than Detroit gets in 20 months


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Is southeast Michigan about to get drenched again?

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Tornado warning issued for Sanilac County as possible twister is spotted

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Tornado warning issued for Sanilac County as possible twister is spotted


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Metro Detroit to see rain, thunderstorms through Friday

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Metro Detroit to see rain, thunderstorms through Friday


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SE Michigan severe weather forecast: Flash flooding, damaging winds possible

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First days of fall expected to hit 90 degrees
Fall officially began Friday, but the first few days may seem like the dog days of summer in Metro Detroit. Temperatures in Detroit on Friday, Saturday and Sunday are expected to reach up to 90 degrees, said Sara Pampreen, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in White Lake Township. "We'll experience mid-80s throughout the days, and the high for Friday and Saturday is 90 degrees and close to 90 on Sunday and Monday," Pampreen said   Read More ...
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First 3 days of fall: Hot, hot, hot
Buy Photo. Fall officially begins Friday but weather forecasters are predicting it to still be like summer. Temperatures in Detroit on Friday, Saturday and Sunday are expected to reach the mid-80s, said Trent Frey, meteorologist at the National Weather Service in White Lake Township. Typically around this time of year, temperatures reach a high of the low 70s. The weekend’s high temperatures come at the start of the autumn equinox, which is when the tilt in the Earth’s axis is equal for both hemispheres, and officially marks the end of summer   Read More ...
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Metro Detroit weather forecast for Monday, Sept. 18
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Blue skies, warm weekend ahead for Metro Detroit
The warm weather trend in Metro Detroit will continue into this weekend with sunny skies and higher-than-normal temperatures in the upper 70s and 80s. Officials with the National Weather Service say the trend will continue into next week as well, with the only rain and slight cold front pushing through on Monday and then giving way again to sun and warmth   Read More ...
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Detroit weather forecast for Thursday, September 14
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Vietnam braces for Typhoon Doksuri, orders evacuations
Hanoi, Vietnam — Vietnam on Thursday was bracing for Typhoon Doksuri, which is expected to be the most powerful tropical cyclone to hit the Southeast Asian country in several years. Doksuri swept through the Philippines on Tuesday as Tropical Depression Maring, killing at least four people and leaving another six missing. It strengthened to a typhoon with sustained wind speed of up to 84 mph and gusts of up to 115 mph   Read More ...
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Detroit weather forecast for Sept. 13, 2017
The weather forecast for Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017.   Read More ...
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Irma likely not to impact Michigan weather; travelers not so lucky
Buy Photo. While forecasters don't expect Hurricane Irma to impact Michigan's weather, the advancing storm will affect travelers from the state. Thousands of flights to and from Florida have been cancelled as the monster storm moves north after ravaging the Caribbean. The website FlightView showed nine of the 10 flights scheduled to depart Detroit Metro Airport for Miami this afternoon cancelled   Read More ...
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Detroit weather forecast for Wednesday, Sept. 6: Cooldown continues
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Detroit weather for Sept. 5: Light rain possible
The Detroit weather forecast for Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017.   Read More ...
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Severe thunderstorms, hail possible in Metro Detroit
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High wind gusts, hail and flooding may be heading to metro Detroit
Thunderstorms with the potential for severe weather could cut Labor Day plans short this evening in southeast Michigan. The best chance for thunderstorms is 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in metro Detroit, but some isolated storms could pop up before that, National Weather Service meteorologist Alex Manion of the White Lake Township office said. Wind gusts of 60 to 70 m   Read More ...
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LIVE RADAR STREAM: Severe weather risk in SE Michigan
DETROIT - View live radar here as severe storms are expected in southeastern Michigan. Storms are expected to move into the area Monday afternoon and evening.   Read More ...
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Labor Day weekend weather: Cooler, partly cloudy
As Metro Detroiters say "so long" to summer this Labor Day weekend, they can expect temperatures to cool off a bit as well as a chance of rain Monday. "It's looking like the weather is going to be pretty good for the weekend," said Jordan Dale, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in White Lake Township. Dale said Friday will be on the cooler side with highs in the 60s but then temperatures are going to warm up heading into Saturday and Sunday   Read More ...
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Houston hit with more rain in one week than Detroit gets in 20 months
In just one week, parts of Houston might receive 50 inches of rain before the storm ends. That's equivalent to all of the precipitation from the past 20 months in the Detroit area. Since Jan. 1, Detroit has seen 25.3 inches of rainfall, said Jordan Dale, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service station in White Lake Township. Dale said if Detroit was impacted with the amount of rain and in the same time span as Houston's Hurricane Harvey, "it would be catastrophic   Read More ...
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Is southeast Michigan about to get drenched again?
Hours after flooded roads in metro Detroit reopened following a heavy night of rainfall, the region is prepping for a second round of storms. "For the rest of the afternoon, we are expecting scattered showers," Jordan Dale, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service said this afternoon, noting that heavy downpour is the main hazard. "We're not expecting as much rainfall, but there is potential in isolated spots to have local flooding   Read More ...
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Urban, small stream flood advisory issued for SW Oakland County, E Washtenaw County
DETROIT - An urban and small stream flood advisory is in effect for southwestern Oakland County and eastern Washtenaw County until 6 p.m. Tuesday. The National Weather Service said doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. From the NWS: This will cause urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen   Read More ...
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Metro Detroit under flash flood warning as rain lingers
After a day of downpours, some Metro Detroit communities could face flooding as storms crossing the region are expected to bring more rain. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 9:45 p.m. for north central Wayne County, southeastern Oakland County and southwestern Macomb County. The area includes Warren, Livonia, Troy, Southfield, Taylor, Pontiac, Romulus, downtown Detroit, Detroit, Sterling Heights, Dearborn, Royal Oak, Wyandotte, Birmingham, Rochester, Westland, Farmington Hills, Rochester Hills, Dearborn Heights and Lincoln Park   Read More ...
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Detroit weather forecast for Saturday, August 26
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Detroit weather: Pack your umbrella -- and get ready for cooler temps
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Clouds may block Metro Detroit view of eclipse
One way or another it’s going to be a dark Monday for Metro Detroiters and most Michigan residents. In the afternoon from around 1 p.m to 4 p.m, the moon will block the sun in a rare solar eclipse. But something more common may obscure our view of the eclipse: Clouds. The National Weather Service is forecasting a cloudy day for most of lower Michigan on Monday’s highly anticipated gloomy day   Read More ...
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Possible tornado touched down in Tuscola County
The National Weather Service is working to confirm whether a tornado touched down Thursday evening in Tuscola County. Video footage circulating on Twitter appeared to show a funnel cloud swirling near Kingston around the time the weather service issued tornado warnings for parts of Tuscola and Sanilac counties in the state’s Thumb region, meteorologist Joseph Clark said. “We’ll probably send out a survey team tomorrow,” he said   Read More ...
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Tornado warning issued for Sanilac County as possible twister is spotted
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Sanilac County after a weather spotter reported seeing a possible tornado. "Spotters are tracking a storm that has been showing rotation for a while across Tuscola and Sanilac counties. ... We can't confirm that a tornado has touched down," meteorologist Mike Richter said just after 8:30 p.m. The warning was issued at 8:16 p   Read More ...
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Metro Detroit weather: Latest on severe storm chances
DETROIT - As rain exits Thursday afternoon, clouds will start to break, beginning in our West Zone. There's a small window where thunderstorms might develop, but it's definitely not a slam dunk. If storms fire, they only have a few hours in which the severe ingredients will be in place. We're still in the slight risk category for severe weather through early evening   Read More ...
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SE Michigan weather forecast: Continuing to monitor a severe storm threat
DETROIT - The band of rain and isolated thunderstorms moving through our area early this afternoon are not the ones we have to monitor for a severe threat. Rather, it’s the scattered storms that may develop later this afternoon that need to be watched. A warm front crossing the area is bringing in some incredibly steamy air, and this air mass is also much more unstable than what we had this morning, so the scattered thunderstorms that develop later could be severe, with damaging wind gusts, lightning and torrential downpours the primary threats   Read More ...
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LIVE RADAR: Severe storm threat throughout Metro Detroit
DETROIT - Severe thunderstorms are possible Thursday throughout Metro Detroit, with a threat of damaging winds, lightning and downpours. You can monitor the storms in the live radar above. "However, something that I’ll have to monitor through the day is our developing wind field both at the surface and aloft. Moderately strong west-southwesterly winds aloft will overspread the area this afternoon   Read More ...
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Thursday's rain should clear up for Dream Cruise
Showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue across Metro Detroit Thursday. , clearing up Friday. , but possibly returning Saturday. to dampen spirits a little for the Dream Cruise. "We're looking at the chance for storms Thursday afternoon and into the evening," said Sara Pampreen, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in White Lake Township. "It'll be tapering off overnight, though   Read More ...
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SE Michigan under severe storm threat Thursday; thunderstorms, downpours expected
DETROIT - As expected all week long, today is the day that brings our strongest thunderstorm potential of the week, and severe storms are very much part of the story. Here’s the set-up: A warm front will cross the area this morning, bringing a NON-SEVERE round of showers and thunderstorms. Remember that a warm front is the front edge of a warmer, more humid air mass, and you’ll notice the difference as the humidity ramps up behind it   Read More ...
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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Sanilac County until 3:45 p.m
SANILAC COUNTY, Mich. - A severe thunderstorm warning was issued in Sanilac County until 3:45 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service announced. A severe thunderstorm warning has also been issued for Macomb and Oakland counties. Read details on that weather alert here. The Local 4Casters said thunderstorms will pop up around Metro Detroit starting Friday afternoon and could become more numerous as a cold front approaches   Read More ...
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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Sanilac County until 2:45 p.m
SANILAC COUNTY, Mich. - A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued in Sanilac County until 2:45 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service announced. A severe thunderstorm warning has also been issued for Macomb and Oakland counties. Read details on that weather alert here. The Local 4Casters said thunderstorms will pop up around Metro Detroit starting Friday afternoon and could become more numerous as a cold front approaches   Read More ...
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Metro Detroit weather: Tracking storms today, severe storms possible
DETROIT - Mostly cloudy today (perhaps partly cloudy for a bit) with scattered showers and thunderstorms starting to pop up around or shortly after lunchtime and becoming most numerous during the afternoon as a cold front approaches. The front's timing coinciding with the day's period of peak heating and some moderately stronger winds aloft approaching this afternoon as well, gives us a small chance for some severe storms, with 50-60 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail being the greatest threats   Read More ...
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Metro Detroit weather: Scattered showers, mild storms possible
DETROIT - So far, we've seen very few raindrops in our corner of the mitten, but expect a line to move through from northeast to southwest during the late afternoon and early evening. Plan on some scattered showers with a few rumbles of thunder. Skies will clear out around sunset, setting us up for a crisp evening ahead. Lows will range from the mid-50s in our Metro Zone to some upper 40s in our West and North Zones   Read More ...
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Around 11,000 remain without power following storms
Buy Photo. Power outages caused by high winds and thunderstorms storms rolling through Metro Detroit this week remained in effect Friday morning for 11,000 customers. As of 4:30 a.m. Friday, DTE Energy reported the outage update for southeast Michigan and said crews are working 16-hour shifts around the clock to restore service. More severe weather is expected to roll through the DTE service territory again Friday afternoon, and could cause additional outages, DTE spokesperson Robin Thompson said   Read More ...
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Metro Detroit to see rain, thunderstorms through Friday
The National Weather Service predicts scattered rain throughout the week with lows dipping into the 50s. Buy Photo. Metro Detroiters may want to throw an umbrella in the car as they head to work and travel in the area the next few days. According to National Weather Service meteorologist Alex Manion, there will be several chances for scattered rain showers and thunderstorms Wednesday   Read More ...
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Warm weather drives Metro Detroit
It may be impossible to define perfect weather, but Saturday was about as close as you can get. Mostly sunny skies and a high in the low 80s sent many folks in Metro Detroit outdoors to soak it in. Sunday should provide another opportunity for basking, with more sunshine and slightly warmer temperatures reaching the mid-80s, said Jordan Dale, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in White Lake Township   Read More ...
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Cool down on way in Metro Detroit
Metro Detroit will see a cool down with less humidity in the beginning of the week, according to the National Weather Service. Monday’s high near 75 will be accompanied by clouds and wind gusts of up to 23 mph. Normal high for the day is 83, according to weather service records. That’s much lower than the record high for the day : 105 in 1934   Read More ...
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Severe thunderstorms in Michigan forecast
Thunderstorms are possible starting Wednesday evening, with the weekend forecast calling for more storms, according to the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Jordan Dale said storms bringing damaging winds and large hail are possible Thursday and Friday, when the storms could be severe. The average high temperature for July is 83 degrees. Meteorologist Alex Manion said this year, Metro Detroit has remained within normal ranges of temperatures for July   Read More ...
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Nice mix of clouds and sunshine across SE Michigan
Happy Monday! We head back to work and back to mild summertime temps and weather for most of the week ahead. Today will be very pleasant with a nice mix of sun and clouds become mostly sunny into the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s to low 80s around Metro Detroit Monday and the humidity levels have come down after a frontal passage Sunday, so it’s comfortably warm   Read More ...
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Midday and afternoon showers and storms, still warm
DETROIT - Showers and storms are possible Sunday. It will still be warm, but families with outdoor activities need to watch out for hit-or-miss downpours and periods of lightning. Then temps soar by mid-week. Please join me on Twitter (@AndrewHumphrey) for regular weather updates. Sunday morning will be partly to mostly cloudy. Families who are early-risers for first services or activities, this will be the driest portion of the day   Read More ...
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