This Day in Southeast Michigan Weather History ...
On April 12, 2014, showers and thunderstorms were prevalent along a warm front in Southeast Michigan. One storm in particular
grew strong enough to produce damaging winds to 70 mph from Flint to Detroit. The damage included uprooted trees, downed power lines, and some building damage. The storm was also a prolific hail-producer, covering the ground with a hail up to a couple inches deep.
Also on April 12, 1976, the overnight temperature dropped to 18 degrees in Detroit, which is the record low temperature for the day. The very next year, in 1977, the daytime temperature rose to 89 degrees, which is the record high temperature for the day!