Thunderstorms Expected Late Tonight

Thunderstorms in South Dakota and eastern Nebraska early this afternoon will track east through tonight.  The weather in southwest lower Michigan looks dry through midnight, but by 8 am Wednesday, a cluster thundertorms is expected to move in from the west.  Gusty winds, locally heavy rainfall and frequent lightning will be possible with these storms.  One to two inches of rain could fall in a less than 2 hours, which could lead to minor urban and poor drainage flooding and rapid rises on streams and creeks.  These storms will be tracking rather quickly at around 40 mph, and mariners should pay close attention the weather.  By noon the storms are expected to be east of Lansing, with less in the way of storms for the afternoon.  The Storm Prediction Center  has placed parts of southwest lower Michigan in the slight risk for severe weather late tonight.

Click Here tto see the latest Day 1 outlook for Severe Weather from the Storm Prediction Center.

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