Up to $250,000 has been authorized to help clean up fallen trees and other debris from county roadways following a tornado that damaged dozens of homes in and around Dexter.
Officials now say 207 homes were damaged in last week’s tornado in Dexter and about 20 will need to be demolished.
The National Weather Service has confirmed three tornadoes touched down in southeast Michigan on Thursday.
The Salvation Army is one of many organizations helping out in the wake of Thursday’s tornado.
Emergency crews and residents in Dexter have begun the long process of cleaning up damage caused by a tornado with winds estimated around 135 mph that wreaked havoc across the village Thursday night.
A group of local Red Cross volunteers is headed to Louisville, Kentucky, to help residents there recover from the recent tornado.
The next few days are going to feel a lot more like fall.
The National Weather Service says a weak tornado touched down about a mile northeast of Temperance.
Thunderstorm watches and warnings were issued in several counties across the area. A tornado watch was issued for all of Southeast Michigan until 1 a.m..
The National Weather Service said a tornado was part of weekend storms that hit Michigan.