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Meteorologists are tracking a so-called “derecho” weather pattern that could spawn severe windstorms in major Midwest metro areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph.
The National Weather Service holds Skywarn Spotter Training classes this Spring in southeast Michigan.
Melting of abundant winter snowfall and rains are expected to result in high water levels in many of Michigan’s rivers this spring, creating flooding and affecting recreation.
A late winter storm has dumped as much as 15 inches of snow on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, with up to 2 feet forecast in places.
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory in effect until 10 p.m.
Sleet, freezing rain and snow are expected to hit Metro Detroit Thursday night into Friday morning.
As the east coast braces for the impact of Hurricane Sandy, a wind advisory is in effect in Southeast Michigan.
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory from noon Thursday til 9 p.m. Saturday, when temperatures are expected to inch toward 100 degrees in Metro Detroit.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been posted for Livingston, Lapeer, Genesee counties and to the north and west.
According to the National Weather Service, the primary threats will be large hail up to an inch in diameter and winds as strong as 60 miles per hour.