Detroit Severe Thunderstorms: 60 MPH Winds and One-Inch Hail Possible on Sunday


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Detroit, MI – The National Weather Service has issued a marginal risk of severe thunderstorms for Detroit tonight and throughout the Memorial Day weekend, with significant weather threats expected on Sunday.

According to the NWS, thunderstorms will approach from the west tonight, potentially bringing gusty winds up to 50 mph. While the severe weather threat for tonight is low, residents should remain cautious as conditions can change rapidly.

On Sunday, the weather threat intensifies, with the most concentrated severe weather expected between 4 p.m. and midnight. During this time, the area could experience wind gusts reaching up to 60 mph and hail up to one inch in diameter. These conditions could lead to localized flooding, particularly in areas prone to heavy rainfall.

The NWS emphasizes the importance of having a severe weather safety plan in place and staying informed through multiple sources, especially since severe weather is expected at night. Residents are advised to secure outdoor objects that could become projectiles in high winds and to be prepared for possible power outages.

With Memorial Day weekend plans potentially impacted, staying weather-aware and prepared is crucial for all Detroit residents.


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