Flash flood advisory ends for eastern Oakland County; more storms ahead

The Detroit News
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The National Weather Service has ended a flash flood advisory for eastern Oakland County, but storms still are possible overnight and at least the next day.

There's a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3 a.m., according to the weather service. 

Wednesday will bring a chance of more thunderstorms during the day and at night, with temperatures expected to reach 86 and a low of 67, according to the forecast outlook for Detroit Metro Airport.

Thursday will see party sunny skies and a chance of thunderstorms again during the day, with a high of 85 and low of 67. 

The rest of the week could see showers through Saturday night.

Tuesday's storm brought heavy rains to parts of the region.

In Oakland County, county dispatchers reported calls about flooded streets in Pontiac and a stalled vehicle in a flooded underpass near Telegraph and Dixie Highway in Waterford Township, according to the weather service.

Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard warned of flash flooding, tweeting Tuesday that many roads and underpasses in the county were flooded after the downpours.

"We actually have flooding coming in our headquarters," he tweeted. "If you must travel, be aware of the hazard and cautious of standing water as you may not know the depth and find yourself stranded as have numerous cars."

The thunderstorms hit during a recent string of hot days.

Tuesday's temperatures reached 86 at 12:27 p.m. with the humidity reaching 93% at 1 a.m. and 59% at noon. The record temperature for the day is 100 in 1933, according to weather service data.

Monday saw 84 degrees at 1:31 p.m., well short of the record of 95 in 2011. Temperatures reached 89 on Sunday.

Lows through the weekend are expected to hover in the mid- to upper 60s. The average nighttime readings in early June are in the 50s, weather service records show.

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