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Six Tornadoes in West Michigan; View Tornado Maps, Radar, More

The National Weather Service has concluded there were six tornadoes in West Michigan on August 20, 2016.

See a map and detailed descriptions of each tornado.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Storm Cleanup Info for Grand Rapids, Wyoming and Grandville Residents

Saturday's tornadoes have left many West Michigan residents with downed trees and damaged property. See where residents of Grand Rapids, Wyoming and Grandville can dispose of yard waste from Saturday's storms.

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National Weather Service Confirms Tornadoes

On Sunday, the National Weather Service had two storm survey teams out to gather information about the damage left behind from the storms on Saturday...

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Over 23 Thousand Without Power in West Michigan After Reported Tornado

After a reported tornado and severe storms ripped through West Michigan Saturday, more than 23,000 Consumers Energy customers are without power, WZZM 13 reports.

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Kathy Parsons/Grider-Portland Agency
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One Year After the Portland Tornado [Video]

On June 22, 2015, an EF-1 tornado struck Portland, Mich., damaging dozens of homes and businesses.

One year later, many have finished repairing the damage while some continue to rebuild.

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High Winds Leave Thousands Without Power in West Michigan

Sunday night's severe weather and high winds left nearly 200,000 without power across Michigan, including over 20,000 in West Michigan.

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Video Shows Portland Tornado, Tree Getting Thrown Down Street

On June 22, an EF-1 tornado struck Portland, Michigan, damaging dozens of homes and businesses.

Watch as the tornado strikes and a tree is ripped from its roots in a video shot across the street from Portland City Hall at Grider-Portland Agency.

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Courtesy of Luke Gagnon via Twitter
Courtesy of Luke Gagnon via Twitter
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PHOTOS: EF-1Tornado Confirmed In Portland

7:00pm UPDATE: The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down for approximately 10 minutes at roughly 2:30 p.m.

5:15pm UPDATE: Emergency Services have advised us that they are conducting searches with dogs, to make sure the area is clear, and there are no people trapped in homes or buildings.

There are also reports of possible gas leaks, and Consumers Energy is on site to help with any possible gas leaks.

Please consider the city of Portland closed at this time. Do not try to travel through or go to Portland, let them do their work to make sure everyone is safe.

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Long Island Residents, Many Still Without Power, Continue To Clean Up After Superstorm Sandy
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Consumers Energy: More Expected to be Without Electricity on Monday Night

Consumers Energy is expected to cut power at 9 p.m. to allow crews to repair damage from Sunday night's thunderstorms.

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National Weather Service Grand Rapids: EF-1 Tornado Struck Kentwood

That wind and rain buried in a thunderstorm Sunday night that struck Kentwood just before 10:30 p.m. included a tornado, National Weather Service Grand Rapids meteorologist Brandon Hoving said.

Update (3 p.m.): The National Weather Service said the tornado was an EF-1, with peak winds of 100 to 110 miles per hour. The tornado, which injured six people, cut a swath of 300 to 400 yards wide near Cutlerville, Wyoming and Kentwood and lasted for about 10 minutes. It touched down at 10:20 p.m. at about 2 miles west of Cutlerville at 64th Street SW and Burlingame Avenue SW in Byron Township and ended at 10:30 p.m. at Breton Road and 28th Street SE.

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Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images
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Famous Face Drops Into Pilger, Nebraska, to Help Out [Audio]

City officials are making every effort to bring life back to normal for people in Pilger, Nebraska.

In case you’ve forgotten, that’s the town that was decimated by twin tornadoes a week ago.  

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Tornado VS Truck – Tornado Wins!

This is nothing short of amazing.  Just a reminder at how destructive mother nature can be.   Something even more amazing..

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