First Alert Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for all mid-Michigan counties

Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 11:17 AM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - UPDATE: Ingham, Eaton, Gratiot, Jackson, Ionia, Hillsdale, and Clinton counties are now under a severe thunderstorm watch until 11:00 p.m.

Severe weather is expected to be heading towards mid-Michigan Tuesday afternoon and into the evening. Currently, the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has mid-Michigan in a marginal risk for severe weather this afternoon.

According to First Alert Chief Meteorologist Darrin Rockcole, an early morning mix of sun and clouds will be all for show, as scattered to severe thunderstorms are expected to be hitting the area sometime between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids predicts the storms will have strong winds with a possibility of hail thrown into the mix.

Stay with News 10 for all your first alert weather updates. See the current radar here.

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