Wind occurs because the sun unevenly heats the Earth’s surface.
WWJ-TV’s Jim Madaus said a weather system is coming through that will bring quite a bit of wind and one to two inches of snow to our area — and much more to the north and west.
The next few days are going to feel a lot more like fall.
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.
The gusty winds are causing scattered power outages across the area.
Strong winds are expected Friday evening and overnight.
President Barack Obama is promoting his administration’s investments in clean energy technologies like wind and solar, arguing they produce jobs and are essential for the country’s environment and economic security.
At least 25,000 homes and businesses lost power Friday, as high winds are blew through southeast Michigan. The City of Detroit said it’s making all necessary preparations to address any emergencies.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was posted Thursday afternoon for much of southeastern Michigan. The National Weather Service posted the watch in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne, Washtenaw, Livingston, Monroe and Lenawee counties.
There are some power outages throughout southeastern Michigan Thursday morning due to the storms that passed through the area overnight.