A representative for Consumer’s Energy says it may be Wednesday before all power is restored.
Heavy downpours are being reported in areas of Southeast Michigan as a line of storms is sweeping across the state.
‘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.”
A Goodwill store lost its roof and other buildings were damaged when a funnel cloud touched down in Portland, Michigan.
The National Weather Service is warning that Monday’s strong storms will produce torrential rainfall.
Threatening storms and heavy rains through much of southeast Michigan left some trees fallen and power lines downed after a band of storms Tuesday.
About 2,000 homes and businesses were without power at 6 p.m., mainly in western Wayne County.
Friday is going to be a windy one in metro Detroit but once that passes, the forecast is looking gorgeous for the weekend.
“All the windows are blown out,” said homeowner Theresa Bullock.
Strong winds blew tree trunks, branches, tires, wooden pallets, ladders and other items across beaches in Michigan and Indiana.