Flood watch canceled

(UPDATE: 11:30 p.m. Wednesday) A flash flood watch for Ottawa County has been canceled.
Tribune Staff
Jun 18, 2014

 

The National Weather Service said additional showers and storms are possible this evening, but the chance is dwindling.

West Michigan experienced several rounds of storms Wednesday, with heavy rain and lightning. CLICK HERE to read the Tribune story about the morning's storms and their impact.

The heaviest rainfall fell along the I-96 corridor from Muskegon to the Lansing area. Rainfall totals in excess of an inch were fairly common, with totals of 3-4 inches reported from Muskegon and Grand Haven east toward Kent City and Sparta.

The forecast for the Grand Haven area:

Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 am. Areas of fog after 3 am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 60. East-northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9 am. Areas of fog before 9 am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 11 to 15 mph.

Thursday night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 15 mph.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9 am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible.

Friday night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

 

 

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