Storm That Hit Michigan Included At Least 2 Tornadoes
DEXTER, Mich. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a slow-moving storm that damaged more than 100 homes in a rural southeastern Michigan community when a tornado touched down included at least one other tornado that caused damage.
No serious injuries were reported and crews are expected to survey the damage Friday following Thursday’s storms.
Meteorologist Steven Freitag says Friday that the tornado that touched down in Dexter, northwest of Ann Arbor, had winds estimated around 135 mph based on damage. He says its path on the ground in Washtenaw County was roughly 10 miles.
Based on video and other evidence, Freitag says a weaker tornado struck Monroe County’s Ida Township.
A third possible tornado was reported in northwest Lapeer County, near Columbiaville. Authorities reported damage in a three mile area there.