Emergency crews and residents in Dexter have begun the long process of cleaning up damage caused by a tornado with winds estimated around 135 mph that wreaked havoc across the village Thursday night.
More than 100 homes were damaged in the aftermath of three reported tornadoes that ripped through Washtenaw, Monroe and Lapeer counties Thursday night.
At least one tornado touchdown reported in Dexter. All of Southeast Michigan is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m.
A neighborhood in Berkley is drying out after being swamped by a brief — but strong — thunderstorm Sunday evening.
Coming out of a month of near-record rainfall, there may be more summer storms on the way.
Overnight downpours have flash flood warnings in effect for parts of metro Detroit Thursday morning, with showers and thunderstorms expected to remain through the day.
Pea size hail with winds greater than 40 mph. Occasional cloud to ground lightning with brief heavy downpours are possible with this storm.
Following two days with temperatures at 94 and 96 degrees in Detroit, the Metro area is about to be hit with some cooler temperatures and scattered thunderstorms.
A severe thunderstorm watch that had been in effect for Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties until 10 p.m. has been cancelled.
As yet another round of showers and thunderstorms pours through Metro Detroit, a flood watch has been issued for the area.