After storms ripped through southeastern Michigan Monday, 15,000 homes and businesses are still powerless the following afternoon.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch, in effect for all of Southeast Michigan until 10 p.m.
Lightning from the storm hit a transformer that knocked out power to Chrysler’s Warren Truck plant on Mound Road.
Power outages, hail reported in Metro Detroit after severe weather hits overnight.
Around 12,000 DTE Energy customers, mostly in Oakland County, lost power Tuesday as a wave of heavy thunderstorms blew through southeast Michigan.
Severe thunderstorms packing high winds that moved across Michigan have left more than 100,000 electric customers without power.
Lightning could be to blame for a fire that destroyed a Bloomfield Township home Thursday afternoon.
[photogallerylink id=21379 align=left] A National Weather Service storm survey confirmed two tornadoes in Macomb County Thursday evening. One twister touched down near 22 Mile and Hayes, while the second hit along Groesbeck Highway.
Powerful thunderstorms moved through Metro Detroit Thursday afternoon knocking down power lines, trees and tree branches and flooding roads.
Accuweather Meteorologist Dean DeVore with the latest forecast of the potentially damaging thunderstorms heading our way.