Thunderstorms exit SoutheastSeptember 11th, 2013 at 5:13 pm by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
The last of the showers will exit far southeast Michigan overnight. Here’s local radar. Many trees and power lines were down in the Albion area. Albion College was closed because of the storm damage and will remained closed for the rest of this week. There was no electricity or hot water on the campus. Albion has an away football game at Wheaton Saturday evening. Pictures of storm damage in Albion. Half of Albion was without power. Roof damage was reported in the downtown area and M-99 was blocked by downed trees. Here’s a picture of the storm that hit Albion. A National Weather Service meteorologist is expected to tour the damaged area on Thurs. to determine the cause of the damage. 1″ hail and trees down in Jackson Co. Wind damage was reported in Three Rivers, Centreville, Homer, Bronson and Mendon. There was wind damage and hail SE of Grand Blanc in Genessee Co. Hail also fell in Clarkston in Oakland Co. Here’s a list of wind damage and hail reports from southeast Michigan. Pics. of wind damage near Livonia. The storms are missing me here in Wilmette, but they’ve had golfball-sized hail and gusts to over 55 mph in the western and southern suburbs of Chicago. Other Severe T-Storm Watches extend from SE Michigan/N Ohio to Maine. Here’s Severe T-Storm Watches and Warnings for Canada. Power outage in Detroit partial caused by “routine maintenance”? Three dozen wind damage reports from Pennslvania to Maine. Cooler air coming…mid 60s now (Weds. evening) at Houghton and Copper Harbor. Afternoon model output from the European takes the G.R. 850mb temperature to +1.2C Friday AM with surface temperatures in the mid 60s Friday afternoon. It warms back up for the 2nd half of next week. (pic. of storm damage in Albion from WILX).