Summer Storms

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (Facebook)

Businesses Putting Money, Manpower Toward Storm Recovery

In early August, storms uprooted trees, snapped branches and caused other damage at some of the state’s most popular tourist spots.

CBS Detroit–08/24/2015

The dunes and Lake Michigan at Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore. (Credit, Michael Ferro)

Northern Michigan Wineries Assess Damage, Sleeping Bear Dunes Area Partially Reopens After Storms

Since Leelanau County is recovering from the damage, authorities have limited availability to respond.

CBS Detroit–08/09/2015

Work crews on the scene of a power outage in metro Detroit. (WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Storms Packing Damaging Winds Spawn Tornado, Damage, Outages To Thousands Of Homes

Spinout crashes were reported on rain-covered roads. Some traffic lights were out due to power outages from the storm.

CBS Detroit–08/03/2015

(Photo by NOAA Photo Library/Getty Images)

Storms Packing Damaging Winds Spawn Tornado In Michigan

A tornado hit the Huron County community of Owendale about 6:40 p.m. Sunday, damaging the roof of a school and knocking down trees.

CBS Detroit–08/03/2015

DTE crews make repair on line after damaging winds hit the metro Detroit area. (Credit: DTE) FILE

Hot Night Becomes Hotter After Thousands Lose Power In Metro Detroit

A hot night got a little hotter for thousands of DTE Energy customers who lost power Tuesday evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2014

(WWJ Photo, File)

Consumers Offers Storm Tips, Online Outage Map

As Michigan observes Severe Weather Awareness Week, Consumers Energy is reminding customers of its new online outage map and what to do before, during and after summertime storms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013