An elevated risk for severe weather exists Monday afternoon
throughout southeastern Michigan as temperatures soar into the upper
Weather Authority Ben Bailey says a broken line of thunderstorms moved its way through metro Detroit at 11 a.m. As the day continues, the temperatures and humidity will continue to rise, increasing the chance for strong storms. Bailey says the main threat from these potential storms is high winds and hail.
Several tornadoes struck parts of the nation's midsection Sunday, concentrating damage in central Oklahoma and Wichita, Kan. One person was killed near Shawnee, Okla., and 21 injuries were reported throughout the state.
More tornadoes were reported Sunday in Iowa, Kansas and Oklahoma as part of a storm system that stretched from Texas to Minnesota.
Back home, expect high temperatures to reach 88 degrees this afternoon. Overnight lows remain mild at 68 degrees.
Tuesday through Thursday will be unsettled with chances for rain in each of those days. Temperatures will cool for the end of the week, but the sunshine will return.
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