Radar showing supercell t-storm coming into Oceana Co. around 10:30 pm Friday evening. Frequent lightning with this cell as I type this. Watch for gusty winds and the possibility of small hail with this cell. Three other showers were located near Muskegon.
Picture I took of the supercell t-storm over Lake Michigan around 9:10 pm in Alpine Township. You can see the anvil top of the storm pushing southeast into Lower Michigan.

There is a Marginal (level 1) to Slight (level 2) Risk of a Severe Thunderstorm in West Michigan tonight. Here is the Severe Weather Outlook Map from the Storm Prediction Center:

Severe Weather Outlook Map for Friday PM

The Severe Weather Outlook Map from the Storm Prediction shows a new Slight Risk (level 2) of a severe storm south and east of Grand Rapids, mainly for isolated strong winds. The rest of West Michigan is in the Marginal Risk (level 1). As I type this around 2:15 pm – There have been thundershowers passing mainly north and northeast of Grand Rapids. That line could develop farther south as it continues moving to the east. I’ve had just a trace of rain at my house this PM.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 2 am

There has been a Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for SE Wisconsin that runs until 2 am EDT, mainly for isolated wind damage.

The Grand Rapids NWS said at 11:17 am : “

Here’s live radars:

Live Doppler Radar
Kent County

Kent/Ottawa Counties





Marginal (or Low) Risk of Isolated Wind Damage this Friday PM
Graphic from the N. Indiana NWS