Portland, Michigan Cleans Up After Devastating Tornado Strikes; ‘The Freight Train Sound? It’s True’
“It’s devastating, but I like to see the community come together…”
A mother and two small children were rescued from a collapsed Goodwill store and two others were helped from a damaged pharmacy.
It was a wild night of weather in Michigan with thunderous storms and at least three confirmed tornadoes.
The National Weather Service says that this is a life-threatening situation for people in the path of the storm.
A Goodwill store lost its roof and other buildings were damaged when a funnel cloud touched down in Portland, Michigan.
The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down earlier this week as severe thunderstorms storms moved across Michigan.
Friday is another day of weather watching in southeastern Michigan as severe storms are possible throughout the evening, with a chance of tornadoes.
State police and emergency management officials are encouraging businesses, organizations, schools, families and individuals to participate.
A giant blue tarp now covers the damaged roof on one home on Grandview Street. Windows throughout the damaged homes remain boarded up …
A team from the national weather service has confirmed that a pre-dawn tornado was responsible for damage in one Oakland County neighborhood.