With the rains and wind hitting the West Michigan are today, there are a lot of objects blown into roadways, power outages scattered around the area, and flooded streets. There's more coming this evening, so be safe on your way home this afternoon!

There is a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 9pm tonight for Kent county and the surrounding areas, with more rain, lightning, and high winds expected.

There's even potential for hail throughout the evening.

There's more severe weather in northern Illinois, all moving northeast toward the Grand Rapids area, so expect more throughout the afternoon and evening. The video from here are the station doesn't show much activity, but we're sort of sheltered from some of it by the buildings...if you have video of the craziness, feel free to share it with us!

Stick with our Facebook and Twitter feeds as we continue to get more information on the storms!

(via National Weather Service)
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 333
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
125 PM EDT MON JUN 22 2015

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 333 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

MIC005-011-015-017-025-035-037-045-049-051-057-063-065-067-073-
075-077-081-087-091-093-099-107-111-115-117-121-123-125-127-133-
139-145-147-151-155-157-159-161-163-230100-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0333.150622T1725Z-150623T0100Z/

MI
.    MICHIGAN COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALLEGAN              ARENAC              BARRY
BAY                  CALHOUN             CLARE
CLINTON              EATON               GENESEE
GLADWIN              GRATIOT             HURON
INGHAM               IONIA               ISABELLA
JACKSON              KALAMAZOO           KENT
LAPEER               LENAWEE             LIVINGSTON
MACOMB               MECOSTA             MIDLAND
MONROE               MONTCALM            MUSKEGON
NEWAYGO              OAKLAND             OCEANA
OSCEOLA              OTTAWA              SAGINAW
SANILAC              SHIAWASSEE          ST. CLAIR
TUSCOLA              VAN BUREN           WASHTENAW
WAYNE
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