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Posted on Mon, Aug 12, 2013 : 6:39 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Washtenaw County

By Julie Baker

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for southern Livingston County and all of Washtenaw County until 7:30 p.m. Monday.

At 6:21 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located 6 miles south of Gregory was and moving east at 25 mph.

Quarter-size hail and 60 mph wind gusts are possible. Hail damage to vehicles is possible, as well as wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.

The storm is expected to hit the following locations: Chelsea and Pinckney State Recreation Area around 6:35 p.m., Hudson Mills metropark and Hudson Mills around 6:45 p.m., Dexter around 6:50 p.m., Delhi Mills around 7:00 p.m., Barton Hills around 7:05 p.m. and Ann Arbor around 7:10.

A second severe thunderstorm was also trailing in behind this first storm and will approach Gregory and Unadilla between 6:45 and 7 p.m.

The warning includes areas surrounding these locations: Willis, Dixboro, Ypsilanti, Whitmore Lake, Saline, Salem, Pinckney, Milan and Gregory.

See updated weather conditions on's weather page.



Mon, Aug 12, 2013 : 11:15 p.m.

Look at the radar. It looks like this warning should extend beyond 7:30.


Mon, Aug 12, 2013 : 10:54 p.m.

It's been thundering continuously here in Dexter township for the last 15 minutes. It finally started to rain some but the thunder continues. I have never heard anything like this in my whole life. Strange. Uh oh here comes a torrent!!! 6:52 pm....whew!