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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As of Tuesday evening, DTE Energy had restored power to about 171,000 of the customers impacted by the high winds and lightning that hit southeast Michigan Sunday afternoon.
“It was just a beautiful sunny day and then the next thing you know, everything broke loose …”
Severe storms rolled across the Metro Detroit area taking down trees and power lines.