Summary of the May 20th Storms

Severe weather struck portions of Southwest Lower Michigan Monday afternoon and evening.  Damaging winds and large hail accompanied the strongest storms.  As the temperature and humidity levels climbed through the day, this led to a very unstable airmass here in Michigan.  The arrival of a wave of low pressure triggered the storms shortly after noon.  As this feature tracked northeastward through Lower Michigan through the afternoon and evening the storms strengthened and expanded in coverage.


Here is a radar loop covering the timeframe from about 1230 pm to 530 pm



Here is a listing of severe weather reports received.




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