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.
During Severe Storm Awareness Week, DTE Energy is taking the opportunity to educate the customers and the media.
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In Detroit, the high temperature hit 85 degrees making this the hottest day in March. Meantime, some severe weather is being reported.
During severe weather, fallen limbs and tree branches can create the majority of the power outages.
The next few days are going to feel a lot more like fall.
Forecasters say wind gusts of 60 miles per hour and heavy rain is possible. Thunderstorm Watch posted until midnight.
Thunderstorm watches and warnings were issued in several counties across the area. A tornado watch was issued for all of Southeast Michigan until 1 a.m..
Coming out of a month of near-record rainfall, there may be more summer storms on the way.