Friday, November 6, 2015

High Winds In Michigan

High winds of 40-60 mph barreled across central and northern Michigan between 6-8 AM in advance of a powerful cold front.  A narrow band of heavy downpours mixed down higher winds aloft creating widespread minor wind damage.  

Composite Radar 5 AM

Composite Radar 6 AM

Composite Radar 7 AM

Storm Reports by 8 AM

Detailed reports from Detroit NWS Office:

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1037 AM EST FRI NOV 06 2015

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0549 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST SAGINAW                 43.42N 83.95W
11/06/2015  M58.00 MPH       SAGINAW            MI   ASOS

            MEASURED AT MBS AIRPORT

0600 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG BAY CITY                43.59N 83.89W
11/06/2015                   BAY                MI   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            CENTRAL DISPATCH RECEIVED NUMEROUS REPORTS OF TREES AND
            POWER LINES BLOWN DOWN.

0610 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 12 NNW BAY PARK         43.81N 83.72W
11/06/2015  M63.00 MPH       LHZ422             MI   BUOY

0620 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 8 ESE AU GRES           44.02N 83.54W
11/06/2015  M49.40 MPH       LHZ421             MI   BUOY

0620 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG CARO                    43.49N 83.40W
11/06/2015                   TUSCOLA            MI   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TUSCOLA COUNTY CENTRAL DISPATCH RECEIVED A HALF DOZEN
            REPORTS OF TREES AND WIRES BLOW DOWN AROUND THE COUNTY.

0650 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG BAD AXE                 43.80N 83.00W
11/06/2015                   HURON              MI   TRAINED SPOTTER

            THERE WERE MULTIPLE REPORTS OF DAMAGE ACROSS BAD AXE.
            LARGE TREES BROKEN AND UPROOTED. MULTIPLE BUILDINGS HAD
            ROOF DAMAGE WITH ONE BUILDING LOOSING PART OF ITS ROOF.
            THERE WAS ALSO A REPORT OF A BILLBOARD BLOWN DOWN.

0650 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG LAPEER                  43.05N 83.32W
11/06/2015                   LAPEER             MI   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            LAPEER COUNTY CENTRAL DISPATCH REPORTED TREES AND POWER
            LINES DOWN IN AND AROUND LAPEER AND ACROSS MOST OF THE
            EASTERN HALF OF THE COUNTY. THEY ALSO REPORTED NUMEROUS
            SIGNS AND SOME BILLBOARDS BLOWN DOWN.

0650 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST BAD AXE                 43.80N 83.00W
11/06/2015  M73.00 MPH       HURON              MI   AWOS

            MEASURED AT BAD AXE AIRPORT

0715 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG SANDUSKY                43.42N 82.83W
11/06/2015                   SANILAC            MI   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            CENTRAL DISPATCH REPORTS TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN
            THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY. THERE WAS ALSO A REPORT OF A
            TRAILER FLIPPED OVER. THE MOST WIDESPREAD DAMAGE IS IN
            AND AROUND APPLEGATE. WIND GUSTS WERE ESTIMATED AROUND 70
            MPH.

0720 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 6 SW JEDDO              43.09N 82.67W
11/06/2015                   ST. CLAIR          MI   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            THERE WAS A REPORT THAT A BARN WAS BLOWN DOWN IN
            GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP.

0730 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 6 E PORT SANILAC        43.43N 82.43W
11/06/2015  M69.00 MPH       LHZ463             MI   SHIP

            SHIP REPORT OFF THE COAST OF PORT SANILAC.

0730 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 1 SSE PORT SANILAC      43.42N 82.54W
11/06/2015  M39.00 MPH       SANILAC            MI   C-MAN STATION

0750 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 SE ST. CLAIR SHORES   42.47N 82.87W
11/06/2015  M39.00 MPH       LCZ460             MI   C-MAN STATION