Better weather expected Friday after scattered storms hit Southeast Michigan

While certain areas saw some scattered showers and thunderstorms on Thursday, the threat for severe weather in metro Detroit has ended. Friday is expected to be partly sunny.

A line of strong thunderstorms moved toward southeast Michigan Thursday evening, causing a temporary special weather statement alert.

A severe thunderstorm warning, that ended at 7:30 p.m., was issued for Macomb, St. Clair and Lapeer counties.

Both Livingston and Washtenaw counties were issued a weather statement until 6:30 p.m., according to NWS. A line of storms extended from near Fowlerville to near Stockbridge to Jackson at 60 miles an hour. 

While winds were gusty in the afternoon, wind speeds have decreased.

As of 10:30 p.m., there are still some clusters of storms over the south end of Lake Huron, south of Fort Wayne, and south of Chicago, according to FOX 2 Meteorologist Rich Luterman.

However, a long dry stretch is expected through the weekend and beyond.