past emergency events
1741 Storm Prediction Center issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch #257 for South Central and Southeast Lower Michigan until 10:00 p.m. Local Skywarn Spotters activated.
1839 Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued until 7:30 p.m. Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm 5 miles Southwest of Chelsea. Spotters reported 1/2" to 1" hail West and South of Chelsea.
1912 Tornado Warning issued until 8:00 p.m. Doppler radar indicated a developing tornado 5 miles West of Chelsea moving East at 40 MPH. Numerous Spotters confirmed a rotating wall cloud (precurser to a tornado) visible from State and I-94, Platt and Ellsworth, and from Washtenaw and US-23 moving East-Northeast. Spotters also reported hail from pea-sized to 1-1/2" in diameter falling around the storm. All warning systems were activated, including outdoor warning sirens.
1935 Tornado Warning cancelled. No tornado touchdowns were reported, as the storm moved into Northwestern Wayne County. No reports of structural damage or injury were received.
2015 Skywarn Spotter activation was terminated.
Picture of rotating wall cloud (precurser to a funnel cloud and tornado) taken in Ann Arbor [Mike Hurley]