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Marginal Risk of Severe Weather

  1 pm – showers and t-storms from Van Buren Co. east thru Kalamazoo, Battle Creek and down to Coldwater…also west of Muskegon up across Oceana, Newaygo and Mecosta Counties.  Some big rainfall totals:  3.42″ Lakewood Club (MKG county), 2.95″ Norton Shores, 2,85″ Stony Lake, 2.84″ Spring Lake.  Wind gusts of 35-40 mph in Battle Creek, Saugatuck, Holland and Grand Haven.  I passed a downed dead tree that took down a power line on Lamoreaux Dr. in Comstock Park.  The road was totally blocked by the downed line.  Consumers Energy reports 5,764 customers without power, including 1,117 in Kent Co.,…