TORNADOS

Plan ahead. Be sure everyone in your household knows where to go and what to do in case of a tornado warning.

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS

A thunderstorm is considered severe if it produces hail at least 1 inch in diameter or has wind gusts of at least 58 miles per hour.

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STORM DAMAGE

The May 2011 storm struck Battle Creek about 4:30 p.m., tipping hundreds of trees and damaging several buildings.

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EXTREME HEAT

A heat wave is an extended period of extreme heat, and is often accompanied by high humidity. These conditions can be dangerous and even life-threatening for humans who don't take the proper precautions..

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1145 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

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1145 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered non severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and
evening. Locally heavy rainfall and cloud to ground lightning are
the expected hazards.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Scattered thunderstorms are possible again Wednesday afternoon into
Wednesday evening. Heavy rainfall and cloud to ground lightning are
the expected hazards.

A low pressure system moving northward from Kentucky may bring
locally heavy rainfall to the area Wednesday night into Thursday
morning. Some areas across Southern Lower Michigan could see in
excess of one inch of rainfall by Thursday morning. Localized
flooding is possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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