Rainfall Summary from Friday Night and Saturday

After a relative dry period of weather across Lower Michigan over the past couple of weeks, most of the area saw beneficial rains fall late last night and during the first half of Saturday. Rainfall amounts generally ranged from one to three inches across the area. 

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A listing of most of the reports of rainfall can be obtained by clicking at the link below:

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/product.php?site=grr&product=pns&issuedby=grr

The rainfall occurred as a strong warm front moved toward the area. Waves of low pressure moved along this front, and ignited showers and thunderstorms north of the front overnight Friday night.  Below is a map of the front at 8 am this morning.

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Below are some images of the regional radar imagery during the time of the rainfall.

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Below is an image from 4 am Saturday morning

Below is an image from 6 am Saturday morning

Below is an image from 8 am Saturday morning

Below is an image from 10 am Saturday morning

Below is an image from noon Saturday afternoon

Below is an image from 2:30 pm Saturday afternoon as the rain was exiting the area.

A few showers and thunderstorms could pop up on occasion between this evening and Sunday night. Any thunderstorms that develop could become severe. The next best chance of showers and storms will come late Sunday night and during the day on Monday. Severe weather will be possible at those times also.

 



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