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.
The National Weather Service said wind gusts increasing to 45 miles per hour are possible throughout the morning.
If you’re headed by air to the East Coast, you may want to double check the status of your flight.
About 40,000 homes and businesses in metro Detroit remain without power because of the high winds from the fringes of superstorm Sandy.
As the east coast braces for the impact of Hurricane Sandy, a wind advisory is in effect in Southeast Michigan.
Flight delays are reported at Metro Airport, as a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect in some areas.
Overnight storms left about 37,000 Michigan homes and businesses without power.
The power is now back for the 340,000 DTE Energy customers who lost electric service during last week’s strong storms.