NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Five tornadoes confirmed in Michigan

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)– The National Weather Service (NWS) confirms that on Saturday, a total of five tornados touched down across Michigan.

Tornados were confirmed in the following locations:

  • 2 in Ionia County
  • 1 in Clare County
  • 1 in Huron County
  • 1 in Mecosta County

A total of 6 people were injured in the EF-2 tornado located in Huron County. That twister had sustained winds of 120 miles per hour.

6 News has gotten several reports of extensive damage in relation to the two tornados that touched down in Ionia County.

Most of the 6 News viewing area was under a Tornado Warning at some point on Saturday.

The National Weather Service cannot confirm a tornado unless they get reports of damage. If you sustained any damage to your home on Saturday, and you weren’t in any of the listed counties, please send them to 6 News at Newstips@wlns.com.

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