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Light Snow and Drizzle This Evening

Light snow and drizzle/freezing drizzle will work across the area through this evening. Any accumulations will be light. Even light accumulations of snow or freezing drizzle could cause slick spots on roads, and motorists are encouraged to use caution. Dry weather is expected during the day on Thursday before a brief wintry mix of precipitation changes to rain late Thursday night into Friday. 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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