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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The Tuesday evening thunderstorms caused traffic lights to go black along the busy 23 Mile corridor.
Updated 8:10 a.m. Wednesday, July 4 and again at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 5. The Tuesday evening thunderstorms rolled in, leaving behind a trail of darkened traffic lights, downed trees and water over roadways. The highly traveled 23 Mile corridor was without working traffic lights at several intersections, including the busy Interstate 94 exit. Lights went out for many businesses along the corridor, as well as on Gratiot Avenue. Drivers were also greeted with pools of water on Gratiot north of 23 Mile. Residents went outside after the storm to discover large uprooted trees in their neighborhoods. "It just came in like a hammer and hit us," Chesterfield Township Fire Chief Doug Charbonneau said, adding the community and Macomb Township …
Monday, June 11, 2012
The storms could produce heavy rainfall and wind gusts up to 50 m.p.h.
Scattered thunderstorms are likely later today, according to a hazardous weather statement issued early Monday morning by the National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac. The best chances for thunderstorms will be between 5 p.m. Monday and 2 a.m. Tuesday, though severe weather is not expected at this time, according to the weather service. The strongest storms, however, could produce wind gusts up to 50 m.p.h. as they move east at 25 m.p.h. The storms will also be capable of producing heavy rainfall.
Sunday, September 4, 2011
For the second time in a week, Chesterfield Township residents lost power Saturday night.
More than 1,000 DTE Energy customers who lost power for several hours Saturday night during a thunderstorm were well-versed in the electricity-losing drill. That's because power went out two days before when a transformer prompted widespread outages in the township Thursday night. As the Saturday night storm rolled in, the lights went out around 9 p.m. in more than 1,300 households in Chesterfield Township. By Sunday morning, a handful of customers were still without power and could expect it to be restored Monday, according to Scott Simons, DTE spokesman. The utility company's outage map citing more people were out of power Sunday had not been updated at press time, Simons said. Unlike Thursday, this outage pertained to the storm and not …