Category Archives: Weather

Heavy rain forecasted this week

Posted by The Huron Hub | Sept. 20, 2021

Forecasters are calling for a big pattern change as cooler temps and several inches of rain are expected this week.

More info in this National Weather Service image:


Severe storms possible Tuesday afternoon

(Huron Hub file photo)

Posted by The Huron Hub | Sept. 7, 2021

There is a chance for severe storms in southeast Michigan Tuesday afternoon.

Damaging winds, as well as isolated large hail and a tornado or two, will be possible in Lower Michigan.

Image from the National Weather Service

Thousands of DTE customers without power following afternoon storms

Posted by The Huron Hub | Aug. 11, 2021 | 4:30 p.m. est

Severe thunderstorms blasted the southeast Michigan area Wednesday afternoon causing thousands of power outages.

A check of the DTE outage map shows power outages scattered all across the area.

Here is a screen shot showing the local outages:

DTE says over 300,000 total customers across the state are without power at this time.

At the time this was published, no estimated restoration times were listed on the outage map.

You can check the outage map at this link: outage.dteenergy.com/map

Forecasters say the severe storm threat remains a possibility into the evening as more storms are moving across the state tonight.



Thousands of DTE customers without power following afternoon storms

Posted by The Huron Hub | Aug. 11, 2021 | 4:30 p.m. est

Severe thunderstorms blasted the southeast Michigan area Wednesday afternoon causing thousands of power outages.

A check of the DTE outage map shows power outages scattered all across the area.

Here is a screen shot showing the local outages:

DTE says over 300,000 total customers across the state are without power at this time.

At the time this was published, no estimated restoration times were listed on the outage map.

You can check the outage map at this link: outage.dteenergy.com/map

Forecasters say the severe storm threat remains a possibility into the evening as more storms are moving across the state tonight.



Heat advisory: index of 100 degrees forecasted today, strong storms also possible

Wednesday is going to be HOT!

Posted by The Huron Hub | Aug. 11, 2021

8:00 a.m. EST

Today will be one of those days where are you will not want to be outside at all, especially in the afternoon.

There is currently a heat advisory for southeast Michigan through 8 p.m., with heat indices near 100 degrees possible this afternoon.

There are also strong storms possible in the afternoon.

View these National Weather Service informational slides for more information:


Severe weather possible late tonight and into early Thursday

Posted by The Huron Hub|July 28, 2021

From the National Weather Service in Detroit:

A thunderstorm complex will develop over Wisconsin late this evening into early tonight and progress southeastward into Lake Michigan tonight, capable of producing damaging winds. This thunderstorm complex may clip portions of southeast Michigan especially west of I-75 and south of I-69 mainly between 3am-6am late tonight. Expect forecast refinements as the day progresses regarding the track of this thunderstorm complex and potential timing changes.


Severe weather alert: strong thunderstorms possible Wednesday afternoon

(Huron Hub file photo)

Posted by The Huron Hub – Wednesday, July 7, 2021 – 1:44 p.m. EDT

All of southeast Michigan is currently under a severe thunderstorm watch through 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon/evening particularly for areas south of M-59 down to the Ohio border.

Damaging winds gusts remain the primary threat with heavy rainfall/flooding also being possible.


Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Wayne County

(Huron Hub archive photo)

Posted by The Huron Hub—Sunday, June 20, 2021

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
for Wayne County

Issued by National Weather Service
Storm Prediction Center – Norman, OK
6:05 PM EDT Sun, Jun 20, 2021

MI . MICHIGAN COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALLEGAN BARRY BERRIEN BRANCH CALHOUN CASS CLINTON EATON GENESEE HILLSDALE INGHAM IONIA JACKSON KALAMAZOO KENT LAPEER LENAWEE LIVINGSTON MACOMB MONROE OAKLAND OTTAWA SHIAWASSEE ST. CLAIR ST. JOSEPH VAN BUREN WASHTENAW WAYNE


Near record high temperatures possible this weekend

Sunrise captured Sept. 15, 2021 in Huron Township. (File photo by Scott Bolthouse — The Huron Hub)

Posted by The Huron Hub—Wednesday, May 19, 2021

It’s going to get hot around here.

Forecasters are calling for near record high temperatures this weekend.

Warm air continues to build mid-week as highs reach the lower 80s in most locations on Wednesday.

After highs in the mid 80s Thursday, temps push into the upper 80s by Friday.

Record highs are in the lower 90s and normal highs are in the lower 70s for mid May.

Near record warmth continues through the weekend while humidity and heat index remain modest through the period.


Wind advisory issued: 45 mph gusts possible today


Posted by The Huron Hub – Thursday, March 18, 2021, 9:15 AM EST

Wind Advisory
for Wayne County

Issued by National Weather Service
Detroit, MI
3:28 AM EDT Thu, Mar 18, 2021

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

  • WHAT…Northeast winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.
  • WHERE…Portions of southeast Michigan.
  • WHEN…From 11 AM this morning to 8 PM EDT this evening.
  • IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The best potential for more consistent gusts to 45 mph will reside across the Tri-Cities and locations along the Lake Huron lakeshore, given the northeast flow coming off of the lake. Locations south and farther inland will likely see gusts around 40 mph, with some isolated gusts up to 45 mph.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.