Strong storms roll through northern Michigan
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:29:04 GMT —
A strong line of thunderstorms moved through northern Michigan on Sunday that triggered tornado warnings and severe thunderstorm warnings across the region.
Tornado warnings were issued for Otsego, Oscoda and Alcona counties.
There have been multiple reports of storm damage throughout the area.
Damage in Gaylord was caused by heavy winds and rain that brought trees to the ground and caused property damage for some homeowners in Otsego County.
One couple in Gaylord was stuck in their car for short time in the Aspen Commons mobile home park.
Neighbors and firefighters helped the couple out of the car.
In the same mobile home park a part of a large tree fell on a family's home.
Parts of the tree damaged the roof of the house and briefly blocked their doors.
Neighbors say firefighters quickly cleared the debris allowing the homeowner to look over the damage to her house.
Marble size hail was reported in Bay Harbor and quarter size hail at Grayling and also south of Mio.
There were also reports of trees down on the Alba highway near Alba.
Wind damage in Roscommon have been reported as well as in Houghton Lake causing down powerlines.
Prudenville has reports of down trees.
Quarter-size hail fell for about six minutes in Big Rapids.