Lines of storms bring rain, lightning to W MI

Pullman hail
An Aug. 3, 2017 photo shows hail pelting a pool and deck area in Pullman. (ReportIt)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Lines of showers and storms heavy rain and lightning West Michigan Thursday, as well as a couple of severe thunderstorm warnings.

Two separate warnings in the afternoon affected parts of Allegan, Ottawa, Kent and Ionia counties. The National Weather Service said there was a risk of strong, gusty winds and golf ball-sized hail.

There were also reports of marble-sized hail near Lowell.

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