Flood Advisory: southern Genesee County
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:08:31 GMT —
**Update: A Flood Advisory has been issued for southern Genesee County until 7:30pm.
Doppler radar estimates show that 1-2" of rain has fallen over the advised area with this afternoon's thunderstorms.
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**Update: A significant weather advisory has been issued for Lapeer county until 5pm.
The same line of storms that bought severe weather to Shiawassee and Genesee counties earlier is moving into Lapeer county.
Although the line has weakened, it could still produce winds in excess of 40mph along with heavy rain and frequent lightning.
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**Update: Southern Genesee county is now under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 4:15pm.
Winds in excess of 60mph is the main threat with a line of storms that is moving east at 40mph.
Hail 1" in diameter or larger is a secondary threat.
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**Update: Shiawassee county is now under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 3:30pm.
Winds in excess of 60mph are the main threat with a line of storms moving east at 45mph.
Hail 1" or larger in diameter is a secondary threat.**
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of southern Michigan including the counties along the I-69 corridor until 9pm (see image 1).
A line of storms just west of Lansing (see image 2) is capable of producing wind gusts in excess of 60mph.
This line will continue to move towards Genesee, Lapeer, and Shiawassee counties this afternoon.
No warnings have been issued for this line for any counties in the NBC25 viewing area, but we will let you know if and when that happens.
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