Confidence continues to grow in West Michigan's chances for severe storms Wednesday, July 12.

A warm, moist and unstable air mass continues to surge north from the Gulf of Mexico. A warm front lifts north into West Michigan early Wednesday. It will provide scattered storms.

The main threats from these storms will be from very heavy rainfall and frequent lightning.

13 On Target Forecast

A second, more powerful line of storms is possible starting Wednesday afternoon. A cool front will march south through West Michigan triggering another round of storms.

Severe storms are possible with the best chances arriving by late afternoon or early evening Wednesday.

Large hail and damaging winds are possible with the strongest storms. There will be plenty of shear in place so a tornado or two can't be ruled out.

Bottom line: There is growing confidence in severe storms Wednesday. Keep it tuned to WZZM on-air and online as these storms start to develop and stay weather aware!

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