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Dry Tonight and Thursday — Accumulating Snow Expected Friday

Mostly cloudy skies are expected tonight, but some sunshine is expected for most areas on Thursday. Light snow is possible across much of the area on Friday, but most roads will likely remain just wet, and significant travel impacts are not expected. Read More >

Event Overview

Severe thunderstorms developed across central, southern, and southwestern Lower Michigan during the evening of September 1st, 2018. Four tornadoes have been confirmed as of September 4th, 2018. Most of the damage was confined to trees and associated structural damage due to falling trees. Some of the storms were well-photographed and had a visible structure resembling supercell thunderstorms, including rotating rain-free updraft bases, wall clouds, and brief funnel clouds. Such structures are relatively uncommon in Lower Michigan, especially in the last few years. 

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