Storm Batters Michigan With Wind-Driven Rain

Powerful storms snapped tree limbs and caused widespread power outages in southeastern Michigan on Thursday, June 16, local reports said.

Nick Dewhirst said this footage was taken on Thursday morning in Novi, northwest of Detroit.

The NWS had issued a hazardous weather outlook statement for the area, warning of wind gusts of up to 60 mph.

At least 11,000 people in the metro Detroit area were without power on Thursday morning, per DTE Energy, with the largest outage reports in Livingston and western Oakland counties.

The threat for storms dissipated after 8 am, as the service warned the area of an incoming heat wave. Credit: Nick Dewhirst via Storyful

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