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Severe storm potential on Independence Day in West Michigan

FOX 17 News West Michigan
FOX 17 News West Michigan
 2022-07-03
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The Storm Prediction Center has issued a marginal or "level 1" risk for severe storms in West Michigan on Independence Day. Parts of Southwest Michigan fall under a slight or "level 2" risk. Showers and storms are likely to develop in the late evening on Monday, meaning all early Fourth of July outdoor plans and parades will not be affected through the early afternoon. Independence Day will be partly cloudy, hot, and humid. The greater severe weather potential will remain towards the west.

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The latest HRRR (High-Resolution Rapid Refresh) model shows showers developing near and over West Michigan after 6 p.m. Monday.

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Based on this model, the strongest storms develop after 9 p.m. Monday. Showers and storms are expected to continue overnight Monday into Tuesday.

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You may be waking up to a few rumbles of thunder after Midnight. Showers and storms are expected to last through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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Another wave of showers and storms are likely to develop after 6 p.m. on Tuesday, bringing another chance for strong to severe storms. A marginal and slight risk extends into Tuesday, mainly for locations along and south of I-96.

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The main threats both Independence Day and Tuesday include large hail and strong wind gusts. Heavy downpours and frequent lightning are also possible. As a reminder, you can always download the FOX 17 Weather App for immediate severe weather alerts. Stay tuned with FOX 17 for the latest forecast updates.

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April Chamberlain
07-03

on Friday there was a slight chance of a rain shower, that's what they called for anyway and here in southern Michigan we got soaked. we will see I hope ppl that didn't get rain gets it tho because it's really dry and ppl need it

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JA
07-04

Ha, I’ve noticed their predictions are getting worse and worse…all you can do is look outside…there’s no planning with these “professionals” trying to tell you what the weather will be!

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