Hazardous Weather Update!
Damaging winds, large hail, and possible tornado in Kalamazoo.
It could get nasty out there for Van Buren, Kalamazoo, and Calhoun County residents very soon.
According to the National Weather Service, "An enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms exists this afternoon through the evening for southwest lower Michigan. There is an increased risk for significant severe thunderstorms which would lead to higher impacts.
Several rounds of thunderstorms look likely. This first arrives during the early to middle part of the afternoon with the second round of storms expected in the evening.
The primary risks will be damaging winds...large hail with an isolated tornado possible. An increased potential for widespread damaging winds is forecasted. Frequent lightning and locally heavy rain are expected. The primary storm motion will be east with speeds over 50 mph possible."