The entire state of Michigan could be at risk for severe storms today (7/19) as heat and humidity continue to take hold of the region.

Here's what to expect:


Flint area and Southern Michigan, shown in purple:

Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are possible today and tonight according to the National Weather Service. The first round could occur this morning and this afternoon's heat and humidity could usher in another chance of storms that could last into the evening.

Central Michigan, highlighted in peach:

Scattered thunderstorms may produce locally strong wind gusts and heavy rainfall today and tonight.


Northern Lower Michigan:

An isolated thunderstorm is possible this afternoon and evening. This could mean damaging winds and large hail.

Upper Peninsula:

Isolated thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected tonight.

Here in Southern Michigan, we remain under an Excessive Heat Warning until 8 pm Saturday. Heat index readings could soar well above 100 degrees in the heat of the day.

Genesee County has several cooling stations available for residents who don't have air conditioning.