Severe Weather Tuesday Night

Severe storms moved through southwest Lower Michigan from late afternoon through the mid evening hours of Tuesday, September 21st. Below is a series of radar images from the event showing the squall line over Lake Michigan, then coming into the US-131 area with the gust front and finally as the squall line moved into the Lansing area.  Below the images is a link that can be clicked on to see the latest storm summary.

 

This is the radar reflectivity image showing where the squall line was at 8 PM Tuesday night.  The radar echoes from southern Newaygo County into Isabella County were from the end of the first severe storm event that occurred from north of Route 10 to just south of Route 20. 

 

The above image shows the squall line having become better organized as it moves into the US-131 area around at 9 PM.

 The above image shows the velocity image of the squall line as it moves toward US-131 at 9 PM.  The dark blue colors are winds blowing between 55 and 75 mph.

The above image shows the squall line having become better organized as it moves into the Lansing area around at 10 PM.

The above image shows the velocity image of the squall line as it moves toward Lansing at 10 PM.  The pink colors are winds blowing between 55 and 75 mph.

If you click on the link below you can see the latest storm summary from the event:

 www.crh.noaa.gov/product.php



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