Wednesday was wet and windy

Lake-effect rain showers dampened the West Michigan area, but strong winds created large waves along the lakeshore. 

The National Weather Service expected waves to reach 10-14 feet high, likely causing lakeshore flooding and beach erosion. The weather service warned of downed tree limbs and scattered power outages possible within 20 miles of Lake Michigan. 

RELATED: 1,000 Consumers Energy customers without power due to high winds on lakeshore

South Haven

High waves, water levels, and strong wind gusts upwards of 40 mph flooded marinas in South Haven today. 


And created these conditions in Holland Wednesday. 

Here is what Lake Michigan looked like on Saturday:

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