Winds from last weekend’s storm have created a noticeable “curve” in the main steeple of the 112-year-old St. Josaphat Church in Detroit.
The storm trapped Chad Nielson of Orion Township inside his home for about half the day …
All across metro Detroit there is storm damage, and that means there are scammers looking to make an easy buck.
There are no immediate reports of injuries, but Consumers Energy reported thousands of power outages, especially east of U.S. 131 between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.
Crews have been working around the clock to restore power, but continuing high winds could slow the efforts.
Hard-hit areas include Lake Orion, Commerce, Milford and St. Clair Shores.
Thunderstorms that moved through the region Monday night might have been brief, but caused plenty of problems.
Linemen from three states were assisting DTE in making necessary repairs.
About 24,000 homes and businesses lost power, and lightning is being blamed for a house fire.
The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorms that pushed across southeastern Michigan produced several tornadoes, downed trees and power lines, and damaged homes and businesses.