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The storms brought 60 mile-per-hour wind gusts that knocked down trees and power lines and blacked out about 169,000 electricity customers.
Metro Detroiters were hit with a burst of rain and gusty winds – just weeks after severe flooding hit the area.
“Lots of flooding, downed wires, downed trees, traffic lights out — it’s a mess,”
“It sounded like a turbo or something — I’d never heard this thing in my life,”
Some residents are unhappy that they are still are waiting for debris to be removed a week after floodwaters ravaged parts of the Detroit area.
Nature’s palette is starting to take shape in parts of Michigan.
Powerful thunderstorms hit the Detroit area Tuesday, and while it was nothing like last week’s historic downpour, it was enough to cause damage in several areas.
The storms could produce wind gusts of 60 miles per hour and hail up to an inch in diameter.
“We will be doing ongoing inspections that will go on to make sure everything’s always working how it’s suppose to ; but we really did come out in good shape.”