Friday, February 21
(Detroit, MI) -- Metro Detroit is preparing for rain and strong winds that will move through the region today, tonight and early Friday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for the area beginning at 11:00 this evening through 6:00 a.m. Friday morning. Wind gusts are expected to reach around 60-miles-per hour with sustained winds between 20 and 30 miles-per-hour. Utility crews are preparing for power outages and reminding people to stay away from fallen power lines.