Severe weather alerts: Tornado watches canceled

Severe weather moved into southeastern Michigan Thursday night.

But by 9 p.m. the tornado watches were canceled by the National Weather Service.

"There could still be some rain showers and heavy downpours," said FOX 2's Rich Luterman.

At about 7:20, Tornado watches were issued for Wayne, Macomb, Oakland, Monroe and Livingston.

At 8:20 p.m. severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Southfield to Flat Rock. Wind gusts of about 60 miles per hour have been reported.

Two counties were under Tornado Warnings in southeastern Michigan.

Parts of Lenawee County as well as Washtenaw County had been under Tornado Warnings. 

The Lenawee warning expired at 7:30 p.m., while the Washtenaw warning expired at 7:45. There were no reported funnel clouds around the Washtenaw or Lenawee county areas.

Stay with FOX 2 for more information as it becomes available.


Derek Kevra
Alan Longstreet
Rich Luterman
Jessica Starr

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