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Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms occurred across much of southeast Michigan through the morning and afternoon hours of July 19, 2020. These thunderstorms occurred in a very warm, moist, and unstable airmass ahead of a passing cold front. These thunderstorms produced widespread reports of wind damage across the region, along with numerous rainfall reports well over an inch in several locations. News reports indicated that as much as 100,000 people lost power across southeast Michigan from the severe weather.

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