Flooding Rains, Wind Damage For Our Wednesday – Mid Michigan

started by CathieU, September 12, 2019
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      Yesterday was everything that they promised us it would be.  Heavy storms moved across the state dropping up to 3 inches of rain n some places and severe wind damage in others.  There were multiple tornado and severe storm warnings issued throughout the late afternoon and evening.  My area was spared but we did get 1.65″ of rain and a floor advisory was issued last night.  I haven’t heard the extent of storm damage yet but I know that the Grand Rapids area was hit quite hard.  The cold front has moved through and today will be much cooler as a result.

      Our 9 AM temperature is 59.5°F (16°C), the humidity is 95%, and winds are from the NNE at 7 mph.  The dew point is 60°F (16°C).   The pressure is 30.17 in (1021.7 mb) and rising.  Yesterday’s high was 88°F (31°C) and the overnight low was 59°F (16°C).  Averages for this date are 76°F / 53°F.  Sunrise was at 7:12 AM and sunset will be at 7:59 PM.


      A slight chance of showers before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
      Cloudy, with a low around 60. East southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
      A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 79. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
      Friday Night
      Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

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