Monday, June 18, 2012
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 2 p.m. Monday for south central Wayne County. Residents can expect damaging winds of up to 60 mph. The strongest storms are capabe of up to 1 inch hail and heavy rainfall.
Monday, June 11, 2012
The storms could produce heavy rainfall and wind gusts up to 50 m.p.h.
Scattered thunderstorms are likely today and this evening in southeast Michigan, according to a hazardous weather statement issued early Monday morning by the National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac. Though the rain will likely fall off and on all day, the greatest chances for thunderstorms will be between 5 p.m. Monday and 2 a.m. Tuesday, according to the weather service. The strongest storms could produce wind gusts up to 50 mph as they move east at 25 mph. The storms will also be able to produce locally heavy rainfall. For the latest Dearborn weather, news and information, follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter.
Monday, July 11, 2011
Monday afternoon's severe weather has caused havoc throughout Dearborn and Dearborn Heights.
Update, 3:30 p.m.: At least three house fires have been reported as a result of the storms, while WWJ 950 reports that a Dearborn woman was injured by a falling tree. Dearborn police were not available for comment on the matter. Monday afternoon's high winds and heavy rains have caused numerous power outages, flooded roads and downed power lines throughout Dearborn and Dearborn Heights. More than 1,500 Dearborn DTE customers are already without power, according to the company's outage map. Reported outages are concentrated between Oakwood Boulevard and Outer Drive on Michigan Avenue. The west downtown area also has been hit hard by outages. At least 3,000 Dearborn Heights residents are without power as well, with outages stretching from …
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The National Weather Service's flood watch is in effect until Thursday evening throughout southeast Michigan.
The National Weather Service issued a flood watch for several Michigan counties, including Wayne, Macomb and Oakland, early Wednesday as rain moved in quickly. Heavy rain is expected to drench much of southern Michigan and continue through Thursday evening. Flooding has already been reported in areas of Wayne County, although no reports have come through for Dearborn. According to the flood watch in effect through Thursday night, periods of heavy rain with one to three inches per span are expected. Higher amounts are possible. Storms are expected to be heaviest beginning 4 p.m. Wednesday and into the early hours of Thursday morning. Winds could reach speeds up to 70 miles per hour, and hail is possible. Flooding of streams, rivers and poor…