Weather News

  • More severe weather possible today, round two
    Early AM: While Michigan’s August severe weather season has started off as impressive; showing us that mother nature means business, we are in for day two of possible severe weather as a cold front bringing relief will drop through the area tomorrow. The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of lower Michigan under a Marginal […]
  • Severe weather possible Tonight, early Thursday morning
    2:00 AM Update: The main line of storms is sinking more south than east, thankfully. However, the Storm Prediction Center has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch #400 for extreme southwestern lower Michigan until 9am (PURPLE). For Mid-Michigan, The slight risk still remains. Isolated severe storms are still possible as the night continues on. This post will […]
  • Multiple tornadoes hit Thumb and SE MI, Storm surveys complete
    The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac will have a busy first half of the week as they complete storm surveys of confirmed tornadoes. The following is a compilation of the tornado warnings, broken down by time and order from first to fifth. Huron County 4:26 pm-5:03 pm 4:26 pm: The first tornado warning was issued […]
  • Severe weather possible Today
    Today could be a stormy day as we get closer to the afternoon hours. The SPC has placed much of lower Michigan under a Slight Risk for severe weather. Storm are expected to fire between 3pm and Midnight, according to the NWS. Isolated severe thunderstorms will form along a sinking cold front as the day […]
  • Falcon’s Nest hosts fireworks, food and movie event in Columbiaville
    While its not weather related, Happy Fourth! Falcon’s Nest Family Dining in Columbiaville hosted a community event last night featuring fireworks, food and a movie. Located at 4586 Water St, Columbiaville, MI; Falcons Nest is a community orientated, family owned resturant with a fantastic atmosphere, creating fantastic food, and hosting fantastic community events. Just one […]
  • Confirmed tornado hits Port Austin; EF-2 rating
    (Photo Credits are listed in gallery mode as image name) As tornado warnings were issued all day, one storm was unwarned, but caused significant damage. The NWS in Detroit has confirmed that a EF-2 tornado with winds around 120 mph hit Port Austin last night around 6:50pm. The NWS said in the survey overview: “One […]
  • Heavy rain and severe storms forecast this weekend, localized flooding among the threats
    This weeked could be a washout, the National Weather Service says areas could receive up to 1 to 2 inches, with locally heavier amounts possible,however, Certain models were throwing out values near 4 to 5 inches. There is also a Marginal Risk for severe weather on Friday, and you’ve guessed it, there is the littlest […]
  • Severe weather possible today, forecasters have confidence in development
    As rain has occluded and cancelled out the past two days of severe weather, a clear morning gives high confidence to todays threat. Today, the Storm Prediction Center has placed the Thumb under a Marginal Risk, The I-69 corridor in a Slight Risk, and M-59 and south/west under an Enhanced Risk for severe weather. The […]
  • Severe weather possible Saturday, iso. tornado threat
    The Storm Prediction Center has placed, once again, southeast Michigan under a severe weather risk of Marginal, with an isolated tornado risk. Storms yesterday afternoon failed to fire due to rain yesterday morning. Wet ground does not heat up as fast as dry ground, topping the high temps off around 75F with select locations at […]
  • Severe weather possible again in SE MI
    The Storm Prediction Center as placed much of southeast Michigan under a Marginal Risk for severe weather today. The main threats include Damaging winds up to 60 mph, and Large hail up to 1 inch in diameter. The setup is as follows, tonight a MCS (Mesoscale convective system) will roll out of Wisconsin overnight into […]
  • Near Burt, MI strong thunderstorm with hail
  • Near Vassar, MI thunderstorm cell
  • 5 miles NW of Chesaning, MI thunderstorm cell
  • Bennington, MI severe thunderstorm
  • Mid and Lower MI under severe weather risk
    The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of Mid and Lower Michigan under a Marginal Risk of severe weather for this afternoon and evening/overnight. Large hail and damaging winds up to 60 mph will be the main threats.Storms should start firing around 4pm this afternoon, lasting until 12am. The latest Storm Prediction Center outlook noted […]
  • Drivers beware, Heavy rains cause flooding in Pontiac
    It was a wet day for most of Mid and Southeast Michigan, with rain totals near 1 inch or slightly more in Oakland County. Oakland County 911 is asking everyone to avoid flooded roads around the Pontiac and Waterford areas. As stated in their Local Storm Report: “COUNTY DISPATCH REPORTED STREET FLOODING IN NUMEROUS LOCATIONS […]
  • Summer storms to accompany summer heat and humidity
    As summer begins to ramp up, our chances for summertime storms do as well. As we look forward into this week, we can see the forecast looking like summer. Today, Chance of Thunderstorms. High 84, Low 67. Tomorrow, Chance of Thunderstorms. High 84, Low 67. Wednesday, Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms. High 84, Low 65. […]
  • After 9-alarm fire in Lapeer, 2 buildings demolished; half of Grondins still stands
    Credit: FB Michelle Binegar Smith, Charlie Whipp, Marlette Fire Dept, Kathy Manchester *Update* Raz and Lapeer County Vision Center have all been demolished. While half of Grondins still stands, the structure may have to be removed completely if not still sound to support an addition. Lapeer, Mich.- On the early hours of June 5th around […]
  • Ozone Action Day in effect for west and east sides of the State
    Air Quality Alert in effect for Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne counties Today and tomorrow, with warmer temperatures comes the ever frequent Air Quality Alerts, now in effect for both sides of the state. According to the National Weather Service and Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. With no rain, […]
  • National Weather Service issues Red Flag Warning for northern Michigan
    The National Weather Service in Gaylord has issued a Red Flag Warning for much of northern Michigan until 8pm EDT. Due to winds around 10 to 20 mph, gusting to 30, Humidity around 30-40 percent, and temperatures soaring into the 90’s, its no wonder that fires are going to be a problem if ignited. The […]
  • Warmer weather makes a comeback
    Mid-Michigan, its time to make sure those A/C Units are in order. We are forecasted to have temperatures in the lower to mid 90’s. The forecast through this period of warm weather is also going to be dry, as there will be no firing mechanisms for thunderstorms in the afternoons. Make sure to keep you […]