Active Alerts Detroit, MI

Flash Flood Warning
Issued at Thu 5:10 PM Jun. 20
Issued by: National Weather Service
Recommended Action
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flooddeaths occur in vehicles.
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Special Weather Statement
Issued at Thu 4:49 PM Jun. 20
Issued by: National Weather Service
Recommended Action

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead tolocalized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through floodedroadways.

Description

At 449 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm nearRomulus, moving southeast at 10 mph.HAZARD...Winds in excess of 40 mph and penny size hail.SOURCE...Radar indicated.IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow aroundunsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects ispossible.This strong thunderstorm will be near...Taylor, Romulus, and Flat Rock around 455 PM EDT.Trenton around 515 PM EDT.Other locations impacted by this storm include Brownstown Township,Gibraltar, Willow, New Boston, Sumpter Township, Woodhaven,Riverview, Rockwood, Southgate, and Waltz.This includes the following highways...I-75 between mile markers 27 and 37.I-275 between mile markers 8 and 19.I-94 between mile markers 192 and 196.

Flood Advisory
Issued at Thu 4:27 PM Jun. 20
Issued by: National Weather Service
Recommended Action

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flooddeaths occur in vehicles.

Description

* WHAT...Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessiverainfall continues.* WHERE...A portion of southeast Michigan, including the followingcounty, Wayne.* WHEN...Until 700 PM EDT.* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...- At 427 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due tothunderstorms. This will cause urban and small streamflooding. Up to 1 inch of rain has fallen.- Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are expected overthe area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.- Some locations that will experience flooding include...Taylor, Dearborn, Wyandotte, Greenfield Village, DearbornHeights, Lincoln Park, Allen Park, Melvindale, Ecorse, RiverRouge and Southwest Detroit.- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

Heat Advisory
Issued at Thu 4:05 PM Jun. 20
Issued by: National Weather Service
Recommended Action

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out ofthe sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Description

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 95.* WHERE...Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw,and Wayne Counties.* WHEN...Until 10 PM EDT this evening.* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heatillnesses.

Air Quality Alert
Issued at Thu 11:16 AM Jun. 20
Issued by: National Weather Service
Description

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy hasdeclared an Air Quality Advisory for Friday, June 21st for elevatedlevels of ozone. Pollutants are expected to be in the Unhealthy forSensitive Groups range.The advisory is in effect for the following Michigan counties...St. Clair...Livingston...Oakland...Macomb...Washtenaw...Wayne andMonroe.It is recommended that, when possible, you avoid strenuous outdooractivities, especially those with respiratory diseases such asasthma. People and businesses are urged to avoid activities which canlead to ozone formation. These activities include: refuelingvehicles or topping off when refueling, using gasoline powered lawnequipment, using charcoal lighter fluid.Positive activities include: driving less, telecommuting, walkingor bike riding, delaying or combining errands, using water-basedpaints.For further information, please see EPAs Air Now site forup-to-date air quality data:https://www.airnow.gov/