Rain and lightning near Manton, south of Traverse City. (Courtesy Christopher Buckley via ReportIt - July 25, 2012)
Updated: Thursday, 26 Jul 2012, 12:23 PM EDT
Published : Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012, 9:39 PM EDT
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - A cold front moving through West Michigan late Wednesday night and into Thursday morning brought with it some thunderstorms.
There were gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy downpours.
This is the fifth day of measureable rain this month.
Some of the totals around the area --
-- Big Rapids ---- 2.20 inches
-- Cadillac ---- 3.88 inches
-- Grand Rapids ---- 0.33 inches
-- Kalamazoo ---- 0.55 inches
-- Muskegon ---- 0.50 inches
The threat of showers and thunderstorms will linger until mid-afternoon with the chances waning from northwest to southeast. Skies will gradually clear this afternoon and temperatures will be cooler, peaking in the low to mid-80s.
Thursday evening will be dry but another system will move in later in the night, providing Lower Michigan with a chance of a shower by daybreak Friday.
Stay with Storm Team 8 for the latest information.
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