Heavy rain means serious flooding for many Metro Detroit communities, with many residents experiencing roadways under water, drenched basements and power outages.
More soaking rains overnight with some area roads waterlogged in spots Thursday morning. Now, because of the rain, a flood advisory has been posted until noon Thursday
The Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD) encourage residents to be prepared for when severe weather strikes.
Severe weather that rolled through southeastern Michigan Friday night knocked out power to 60-thousand homes and businesses. And stormy weather Saturday could hinder restoration efforts.
Powerful thunderstorms moved through Metro Detroit Thursday afternoon knocking down power lines, trees and tree branches and flooding roads.