Weather

Capital Region forecasts from the National Weather Service and weather stories from WKAR Public Media.

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Farmers and ranchers in 14 Michigan counties are eligible for emergency loans due to widespread damage amid severe storms and flash flooding in June. The update from the U.S.

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Severe thunderstorms that packed heavy rains and damaging winds spawned a suspected tornado in northern Michigan.

Air Quality Alert Issued In Metro Detroit Region

Jul 18, 2017
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The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has declared an action day for several counties in Michigan, including Livingston, Oakland, Wayne, Macomb and Monroe. An excessive amount of ozone triggered the air quality alert, trapping pollutants and heat close to the surface.

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National Weather Service says you need to be prepared for high winds, heavy rains overnight.  

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The National Weather Service is forecasting some chances for storms the next few days. The greatest chance of damaging wind gusts will be Tuesday night or Wednesday.  

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About 27,000 Consumers Energy customers remained without power Sunday morning after crews worked throughout the night to restore service following severe storms in Michigan. 

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The greater Lansing area will see patchy frost in the next few mornings but a sunny weekend is ahead.

Showers and thunderstorms are possible tonight and tomorrow.

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This week is dedicated to getting Michigan families prepared for tornadoes, floods and other forms of severe weather. 


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Tuesday will be mostly sunny. There is a 50 percent chance of rain on Wednesday. 

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Sunny skies are expected for Monday and Tuesday. Shower chances return midweek. 

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You may need to keep a rain jacket handy for Easter egg hunts and Easter Sunday services. 

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The National Weather Service forecasts partly sunny skies on Friday and chance of showers on Saturday. 

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The National Weather Service forecasts a chance of showers on Thursday. 

National Weather Service

EF-1 tornado with 90 mph winds confirmed in western Michigan.

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