Dangerous weather rolls through SE Michigan overnight

- You may have heard the thunder and heavy rain roll through overnight, but while you were sleeping severe thunderstorm and even tornado warnings were issued across metro Detroit. 

A tornado warning had been issued in Monroe and Wayne counties, and other counties saw severe thunderstorm warnings. 

The tornado warning was active from 11:30 p.m. - 1:15 a.m. It started out in Toledo, where funnel clouds were reported and possibly a touchdown, too. That same cell headed up into Monroe County and then into Wayne County. 

The FOX 2 Weather Authority team hasn't seen any verification of a touchdown here in Michigan, but we did see winds around 60 mph and some broad rotation showed up on radar. Once the sunlight comes in we may hear reports of damage. 

Heavy rain dumped in the area left some roads flooded, and a flood warning is still in effect right now in Monroe and Wayne counties until 9 a.m.

The National Weather Service says early Wednesday that 2 1/2 to 3 inches of rain fell overnight in parts of Wayne and Monroe counties. At least one Detroit-area freeway was temporarily closed by flooding, but the roadway reopened as the water receded.

The storms also brought high winds and scattered power outages.

Wednesday morning will be a lot calmer but there's a chance of showers starting around 11 a.m. through the afternoon. 

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