Severe Storms of Tuesday Night

Bill's Blog

Here’s some peak wind gusts from Tuesday night’s storms.

Moe peak wind gusts: 70 mph Alamo Twp. in Kalamazoo Co., 69 mph at Mt. Pleasant, 68 mph near Dorr, 62 mph at the Ford Airport, 62 mph at Benton Harbor, 61 mph at Spring Lake, 60 mph at Lansing and Wyoming, 58 mph at Ionia 57 mph at Grand Haven, 55 mph at S. Bend, 54 mph at Fremont,52 mph at the Muskegon Airport, 50 mph at Greenville, Saugatuck and Comstock Park, 48 mph Holland Airport, 46 mph Manistee, 47 mph at the mid-Lake Michigan buoy, 54 mph downtown Chicago, 58 mph at the buoy east of Milwaukee, 72 mph. Livingston WI., 67 mph at Platteville WI.

Consumer’s Energy Power Outages at 2:10 am Wed. August 11, 2021

The above map shows power outages as of 2:10 am Wed. As I type this Consumers Energy reports 197,600 customers without power from 2,228 separate outages. Obviously, it’ll take awhile to get to everyone. There are currently (pun not really intended) 262,987 customers without power in Michigan, the most of any state. Wisconsin is second in power outages with 164,630 and Illinois is third with 143,717 without power.

Radar

Here’s radar – much of the day today will be dry – but there is a chance of an isolated shower or storm. The better chance of storms will again be towards evening.

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