Severe weather chances in Mid-Michigan through Thursday
Tue, 21 Jun 2011 21:14:23 GMT —
June 22nd, 4:40 p.m.
Scanner reports say a possible tornado MAY have touched down at Hill and Seymour in the Gaines Township area. NBC25 crews are heading to that scene now, and will have more as it becomes available.
June 22nd, 3:50 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued severe storm watches for all of Mid-Michigan.
These watches are expected to last through 7:00 p.m. The storms are producing hail and high winds in some area. We have also been notified that the winds have caused many powerlines and trees to fall.
You can watch the storm's movement on our radar page.
June 22nd, 10:10 a.m.
Midland County is under a flash flood watch starting at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday and going through late Wednesday night. Please be aware of standing water in your area.
Thursday's forecast: Variable clouds with a round of storms developing, probably in the late afternoon. Some of these storms could be severe. Wind S/SW 12-20 mph.
Update: June 21st, 10:55 p.m.
The severe weather has caused technical difficulties at our station. As we work to regain signal, please stay informed on the weather be clicking on our doppler radar. We apologize for the inconvenience and are doing what we can to restore signal.
A tornado watch is in effect until 11:00 pm for areas basically west of I-75 as storms move through Mid-Michigan. The counties included in the tornado watch are Arenac, Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Iosco, Isabella, Midland, Ogemaw, Roscommon, Saginaw, and Shiawassee.
The storms could produce large hail, high winds, and isolated tornadoes. Please also beware of flooding risks caused by heavy rains.