Above is the Severe Storm Reports Map for the U.S. for Tuesday. Wind gusts hit 60 mph at Berkley, 55 mph at Eaton Rapids (plus 3/4″ hail there) and at Brandon and 50 mph at Brownlee Park near Battle Creek. Wind damage was reported at Sandusky, Sterling Heights, Lambertville, Vassar, Caro, Diamond Lake (Cass Co.). South Harbor Beach, Williamston, Clinton (building collapse reported), Hudson, Hillsdale, Fowlerville.
Hail 1 1/4 in. in diameter fell at Howell with 1″ hail at Birch Run. Nickel-sized hail pelted Milford with smaller hail in the Battle Creek area.
This pic. from Kevin Owel shows thunderstorms over downtown G.R. and to the east. Those storms are probably on the south side of I-94.
We’ve had some significant wind gusts this Tuesday afternoon that were not related to thunderstorms: 44 mph at Battle Creek, 43 mph at Saugatuck, 41 mph at Allegan, 40 mph in Grand Rapids, 39 mph at Lansing and Jamestown and 38 mph at Kalamazoo.
This is the Severe Weather Outlook Map for this Wednesday 9/15. No thunderstorms for Michigan, as the front moves east and kicks up severe storms from Pennsylvania to Maine.
Late Monday morning/midday storms produced a 49 mph wind gust at the Muskegon Airport and 44 mph at Grand Haven. 1″ hail fell at Dutton and Jenison, 3/4″ hail at Cutlerville, Caledonia and Saranac, 1/2″ hail at Byron Center, Grandville, Wyoming, Alto and Hudsonville, and pea-sized hail at Grand Ledge and Clarksville.
Dry weather returns for Wednesday and Thursday and that will likely extend into Friday. It’ll be another warm night for Football Frenzy.