Weather Capital Region forecasts from the National Weather Service and weather stories from WKAR Public Media. Wednesday Night Storms Possible By Reginald Hardwick • Jun 27, 2017 Flickr/Benjamin Benson Afternoon thunderstorms possible on Wednesday and Friday. Cold Start to Friday; Sunny Weekend Ahead By Reginald Hardwick • Apr 20, 2017 Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU The greater Lansing area will see patchy frost in the next few mornings but a sunny weekend is ahead. Showers Tonight & Thursday By Reginald Hardwick • Apr 19, 2017 Showers and thunderstorms are possible tonight and tomorrow. Families Encouraged To Make Safety Plans During Tornado Drill By Reginald Hardwick • Apr 19, 2017 Flickr - Rachel McBee This week is dedicated to getting Michigan families prepared for tornadoes, floods and other forms of severe weather. Listen Listening... / 3:54 WDIV meteorologist Paul Gross talks about preparation for tornadoes with WKAR's Reginald Hardwick. The week of April 16, 2017 is Severe Weather Awareness week in Michigan. Sunny Tuesday, Showers Increase Midweek By Reginald Hardwick • Apr 17, 2017 Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU Tuesday will be mostly sunny. There is a 50 percent chance of rain on Wednesday. Sunny Start to the Work Week By Reginald Hardwick • Apr 16, 2017 Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU Sunny skies are expected for Monday and Tuesday. Shower chances return midweek. Showers Possible Saturday & Easter Sunday By Reginald Hardwick • Apr 14, 2017 Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU You may need to keep a rain jacket handy for Easter egg hunts and Easter Sunday services. Showers Possible This Weekend By Reginald Hardwick • Apr 13, 2017 Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU The National Weather Service forecasts partly sunny skies on Friday and chance of showers on Saturday. Forecast: Keep Shades & Umbrella Handy By Reginald Hardwick • Apr 12, 2017 WKAR-MSU The National Weather Service forecasts a chance of showers on Thursday. Moderate Tornado Confirmed in Kent County By Associated Press • Apr 11, 2017 National Weather Service EF-1 tornado with 90 mph winds confirmed in western Michigan. Possible Tornado Damage Reported in Kent County By Reginald Hardwick • Apr 10, 2017 Flickr/Benjamin Benson Property destroyed by possible tornado in Kent County on Monday night. Greater Lansing Area Under Severe TStorm Watch By Reginald Hardwick • Apr 10, 2017 National Weather Service The Greater Lansing area is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 11:00 p.m.