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‘Enhanced’ Potential For Tornadoes, Golf Ball-Sized Hail, Flash Flooding As Storms Strike Metro Detroit Monday
“It has the potential to be one of the stronger storms we’ve seen in a while.”
Big storms could create a different kind of fireworks for metro Detroit Monday.
“They actually act as our eyes and ears,” said Vicki Wolber, the Director of Emergency Management in Macomb County.
“Detroit right now sits in fifth place for the coldest month of all time…”
As Detroit tied a record low Monday, cities across the state broke decades-old records the National Weather Service reports.
The National Weather Service said Wednesday that 20.4 inches of snow fell in Ottawa County near Allendale and 17.2 inches fell in East Grand Rapids.
“Lots of flooding, downed wires, downed trees, traffic lights out — it’s a mess,”
Trained spotters for the National Weather Service report a 65 miles per hour wind gust around 7:30 p.m. near Holly.
The National Weather Service offers an explanation for the fall-like temps.
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for the overnight hours for some areas of southeast Michigan.