Detroit: Thunderstorms to Disrupt Labor Day

By Michael Kuhne, Staff Writer
September 1, 2014; 1:36 AM ET
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While showers and thunderstorms moved through the Detroit area during the weekend, the stormy conditions will not diminish in time for the Labor Day holiday. The storms could lead to disruptions in outdoor activities.

"Labor Day will feature a dry start, but then more showers and thunderstorms will move in by the afternoon hours," Meteorologist Brian Edwards said.

A few thunderstorms around Monday night may produce severe weather around the city, including gusty winds and flooding downpours.

Highs will remain in the mid-80s on Monday. While there will be a couple of thunderstorms throughout the afternoon, the storms will become more numerous into Monday night.

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Temperatures will return to right around normal by Tuesday, with highs in the upper 70s as drier, more humid air moves into the area. There will be periods of clouds and sun and the chance of a shower or thunderstorm during the afternoon hours.

The chance for storms will diminish by Wednesday as conditions will be pleasant with highs around 80 F and partly sunny skies. There will be the chance for a couple of showers late Wednesday night.

Stay alert to rapidly changing conditions by using MinuteCast™ if you are headed to outdoor events. If you hear thunder, seek shelter immediately.


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