Update: Information About Ionia County Tornado

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (July 9, 2014) — The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has confirmed a second tornado from Sunday night’s storms. It occurred in Ionia County from 12:16AM until 12:20AM. The map above shows the path of the storm. The city of Ionia is on the upper-left corner of the map.

One home lost part of a roof, and five farm buildings were damaged. There was also crop and tree damage with this tornado. There was no injuries.

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning three minutes before the tornado touched down. It mentioned the possibility of a tornado. There was no warning in effect for the tornado that hit Kent County.

The forecast is quiet now. We’ll have more on FOX 17 News, or you can visit the weather page anytime at http://www.fox17online.com/weather



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