Severe Weather is OverJuly 27th, 2014 at 1:59 pm by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, News, Weather
Hail pic. sent to WOOD-TV by Renee Lyon. This was Cooper Township – Kalamazoo County. Golfball-sized hail near Plainwell and on D Ave. in Kalamazoo. Gust to 45-60 mph near Battle Creek along with pea-sized hail, 40 mph in Oshtemo. Hail on Helmer Rd./Kalamazoo Co. 1″ hail near Big Rapids and Zeeland, pea-sized hail in Port Sheldon. Golfball-sized hail in Stevensville (Berrien Co.), 1 1/4″ hail at S. Bend IN, 3/4″ hail in DeWitt, Albion, Williamson and Lake George, 1/4″ hail in Waverly (Eaton Co.), north of Holland, Bath, Portland, Rives Jct., and Paris (Mecosta Co.) Here’s GRR radar.
At 1 pm, the wind was gusting to 45 mph from the east at Gaylord, with the wind pushing out of the back of a storm. Near Gaylord a tree fell on a car and a couple people were briefly trapped inside the car. There have been many hail reports from the Traverse City area to the east and northeast. 1″ diameter hail fell at Grayling and Mio. Gaylord had over an inch of rain in 75 minutes. Here’s a list of severe weather reports from West Michigan, Northern Lower Michigan, E. Michigan, and N. Indiana (inc. Michigan counties that border Indiana). Check out the links in the 2 threads below this one.