Several tornadoes swept through Michigan: tens of thousands of people were left without electricity
Thousands of people were left without electricity after three tornadoes hit Michigan over the weekend (July 24-25), leaving destruction, debris and power outages in the Detroit area. Writes about it CNN.
As of Monday morning, July 26, nearly 87 customers in the state were without electricity, according to Poweroutage.us. At the peak of the outage, more than 000 customers were affected.
The harsh weather resulted in "significant damage to electrical infrastructure," according to the DTE website.
“DTE teams are working around the clock to restore power after heavy rain and tornadoes hit southeastern Michigan,” the utility said.
Crews assessed damage and made repairs after the hurricane brought down more than 1200 wires, according to DTE.
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The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Detroit has confirmed that at least three EF-1 tornadoes hit the area Saturday in White Lake, Clayton Township and Armada, leaving behind damage and debris. Police said no injuries were reported.
I still can't believe yesterday happened. From ripping barrel to beautiful rope, the Port Austin tornado was amazing to watch. Thankful it missed town and damage was minimal. Contact @LiveStormsMedia for licensing. #miwx #stormhour #Tornado #PureMichigan pic.twitter.com/dUuXdQrh8M
- Isaac Polanski (@ wxchaser97) July 26th, 2021
Video of the destruction near Armada after the hurricane showed one house collapsed.
"Different from anything we've ever seen"
Clayton Township resident Brian Barry said after the hurricane: "It was like nothing we've ever seen."
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Before the storm hit, Barry planned to go to a football game with his son, but then saw an impending tornado.
A tornado damaged several homes and other structures in Clayton Township, Michigan, which is located west of Flint. It struck this neighborhood around 6:20 pm, according to reports and radar signatures.@midmichigannow #StormReady #Weather #miwx #tornado pic.twitter.com/2AXwgxT8Xd
- Ron Hilliard (@RonHilliardTV) July 25th, 2021
“I noticed all sorts of debris swirling in the air. Pieces of houses and trees, ”Barry said.
Barry saw extensive destruction, debris and fallen branches after the hurricane, and his neighbors suffered extensive damage to their property.
“I'm grateful that everything went well because I think the result could have been much worse,” Barry said.
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