Severe thunderstorm watch in effect Friday afternoon for all of southeast Michigan

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for all of southeast Michigan until 9 p.m. Friday. 

The watch includes Genesee, Huron, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Sanilac, St. Clair, Tuscola, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. 

A severe thunderstorm warning is also in effect in in Lenawee County until 4:30 p.m.; in Sanilac County until 4 p.m., in Lapeer County until 3:45 p.m. and in Genesee and Livingston counties until 3:15 p.m. 

FOX 2 Weather Authority Michael Estime says the severe weather brings the potential for some strong and perhaps even damaging winds. 

The window for the most severe weather is from 3 - 8 p.m. 

The potential for hail and flooding is also moderate. 

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