About 110,000 homes and businesses lost power during Thursday’s storms, and officials say it could be several days before everyone is back in service.
A severe storm system made its way across the state Thursday, bringing heavy downpours that left Southeast Michigan streets under water.
Storms have dampened plans by the makers of the next installment of the “Transformers” movie franchise to shoot an action sequence along a wheat field-lined stretch of Michigan state highway near Adrian.
The body of a 14-year-old boy was brought to shore early Tuesday morning.
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for the overnight hours for some areas of southeast Michigan.
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.
Showers and possibly some severe weather will be moving through the region Saturday night.
As utility crews wrap up their work restoring power after yesterday’s storms, the threat of more severe weather looms.
About 24,000 homes and businesses lost power, and lightning is being blamed for a house fire.
The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorms that pushed across southeastern Michigan produced several tornadoes, downed trees and power lines, and damaged homes and businesses.