Storms Monday Night, Early Tuesday

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Early PM updated Severe Weather Outlook area for Monday PM/Night

This is the evening updated Severe Weather Outlook Map for early Tuesday. The Marginal Risk Area has been moved south into Indiana. The greatest threat of severe weather will be to our south in IL – IN – OH. There is an Enhanced Risk across parts of Illinois and Indiana. The Slight Risk Area surrounds the Enhanced Risk. The main threat is wind damage. This has been a Tornado Watch for Illinois and Indiana until 4 am.

WW0575 Radar

SPC says: “Scattered severe thunderstorms…across Illinois and Indiana into southwest Ohio. Damaging winds are the primary threat.”

Heavy rain and flooding in Central IL and IN

Heavy rain and up to 2-4″ with local flooding is possible with the stronger storms in IL and IN. Not much expected here in our area: Here’s Grand Rapids Radar:

Click for latest Base Reflectivity radar loop from the Grand Rapids/Muskegon, MI radar and current weather warnings

and Regional Radar:

Central Great Lakes sector loop
Rainfall Monday

Some rainfall totals from Monday. The heaviest rainfall totals were down in Indiana. Lake Wawasee had 4.25″. Salem Center had 3.88″ of rain in just 3 hours. Pioneer OH had 3″ of rain, North Webster IN had 2.53″, Tippecanoe Lake had 2.24″ and Columbia City IN had 2.84″.

In Michigan, Sterling Heights had 4.71″ of rain in 3 hours! Mount Clemens had 2.16″ of rain in 4 hours. Troy had 1.96″ in 90 minutes. Flooding was reported in Troy (M-59 closed and cars stranded), St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights and in Clinton Township.

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