A line of thunderstorms currently stretching from north of Howell to Dundee is expected to continue strengthening and moving northeast at 30mph.
This line may bring 30+mph winds, small hail, and occasional lightning along with heavy rain. The rain downpour lasted about 10 minutes in Ann Arbor and was quite heavy.
NWS Detroit issued the following special weather statement.
WWUS83 KDTX 301736 SPSDTX SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI 136 PM EDT THU MAY 30 2013 MIZ068-069-075-076-301830- LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-WASHTENAW-WAYNE- 136 PM EDT THU MAY 30 2013 ...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT... AT 130 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5 MILES WEST OF ANN ARBOR...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. PEA SIZE HAIL...WINDS GREATER THAN 30 MPH...OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS...ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. * THE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR... ANN ARBOR BY 140 PM EDT... DIXBORO BY 145 PM EDT... WHITMORE LAKE BY 150 PM EDT... SALEM AND SOUTH LYON BY 200 PM EDT... NORTHVILLE BY 210 PM EDT... NOVI BY 215 PM EDT... WEST BLOOMFIELD BY 230 PM EDT... GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE SMALL OBJECTS SUCH AS TRASH BINS TO BLOW AROUND. STAY AWAY FROM HIGH OBJECTS OUTDOORS SUCH AS TREES. SEEK SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE UNTIL THIS STORM HAS PASSED. $$ SS/MR