Severe thunderstorm watch

(Canceled) The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Ottawa, Muskegon and several other West Michigan counties until 10 tonight.
Tribune Staff
May 12, 2014

The weather bureau says the storms may produce wind gusts up to 50 mph, cloud-to-ground lightning, brief heavy downpours and quarter-size hail.

Gusty winds may cause small branches to be blown down and loose objects to blow around. Stay away from high objects outdoors, such as trees. Seek shelter in a sturdy structure until the storms have passed. Expect some local street flooding from the heavier downpours.

The forecast for the Grand Haven area:

The rest of this afternoon: Occasional showers and thunderstorms. High near 69. South wind around 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2 am. Low around 58. South wind 14 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.




All bite! :-(

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