Another tornado confirmed in Ionia County
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.
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