Severe Thunderstorm Watch
There were reports of heavy rain, trees falling, power lines down and even a funnel cloud, early Wednesday evening.
Thunderstorms that moved through the region Monday night might have been brief, but caused plenty of problems.
Utility crews will continue working through the weekend to restore electricity to thousands of homes and businesses without power following this week’s severe thunderstorms.
DTE Energy crews are making some progress in restoring power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses that lost electricity during recent storms.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Lenawee , Livingston , Macomb , Monroe , Oakland , Washtenaw , and Wayne counties.
A flash flood watch is posted in the Lenawee and Monroe County areas — and a flood warning is posted for Washtenaw County — as flooding could be a problem for the second morning in a row.
Multiple reports of ominous clouds, high winds and large hail rolled in, early Wednesday evening, as severe storms blew across the state.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch, in effect for all of Southeast Michigan until 10 p.m.