Another tornado confirmed in Ionia County

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids confirmed a second tornado hit Ionia County on July 7th, bringing the West Michigan total to three. There was also a tornado confirmed in Clinton County.

The map shows the path of the damage just southwest of Pewamo. It started near the intersection of Pine Rd. and Kimball Rd at 12:34AM. It moved northeast for about three-quarters of a mile, then lifted just south of M-21.

Here are some statistics about the tornado:

  • Width: 50 – 150 yards
  • Length: 0.75 mile
  • Duration: Four minutes
  • Wind Speed: 80 mph

Two houses lost parts of their roofs, and two farm buildings were damaged. A plastic slide was carried 1500 feet.

No severe weather is currently in the forecast. For the latest, join us on FOX 17 News or visit the weather page anytime at http://www.fox17online.com/weather

 

 

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