Widespread, Significant Severe Storms; Blistering Heat; Persistent Monsoon and Fire Weather Threats
A swath of severe weather is forecast from the Middle South to the Great Lakes. Very large hail, significant damaging winds, and tornadoes will be possible; especially; from northwestern Tennessee to southwestern Ohio. The south-central U.S. remains excessively hot, with Heat Indices over 110 degrees. Monsoon moisture continues threats of local flash floods, and dry thunderstorms in the west.
|NWS Forecast for: Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI (LEZ444)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac, MI
Last Update: 944 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018
Rest Of Today: South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon.
Tonight: South winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of light showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Saturday: South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy with light showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
Saturday Night: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms early in the evening. Showers likely until early morning. A chance of light showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet. see lake erie open lake forecast for days 3 through 5. the water temperature at belle isle is 75.6 degrees.
|Zone Forecast: Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI (LEZ444)|
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