The storms brought 60 mile-per-hour wind gusts that knocked down trees and power lines and blacked out about 169,000 electricity customers.
Metro Detroiters were hit with a burst of rain and gusty winds – just weeks after severe flooding hit the area.
“Lots of flooding, downed wires, downed trees, traffic lights out — it’s a mess,”
Nature’s palette is starting to take shape in parts of Michigan.
Powerful thunderstorms hit the Detroit area Tuesday, and while it was nothing like last week’s historic downpour, it was enough to cause damage in several areas.
The storms could produce wind gusts of 60 miles per hour and hail up to an inch in diameter.
Following record flooding, Consumers Energy is urging home and business owners in the metro Detroit area with appliances that were affected by Monday’s rainstorms to have them inspected by a qualified contractor before attempting to restart and use them.
All animals are secure and there are no concerns with animal welfare at this time, officials said.
Things are so bad in Warren, Mayor Jim Fouts wants the National Guard to come assist residents dealing with the storm’s aftermath.
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