National Weather Service: Tornado Confirmed in Ionia Co.

Posted at 11:50 AM, Jul 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-09 16:15:39-04

IONIA COUNTY, Mich. (July 9, 2014) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-0 tornado touched down in Ionia County early Monday morning.

The tornado occurred at approximately 12:20 a.m. and had maximum wind gusts of approximately 75 mph.

According to the NWS, the tornado ran north of I-96 along Reeder Road west of Keefer Highway.

No injuries were reported, but a roof was partially torn off and five farm buildings were damaged.  Trees and crops were also damaged.

More information is expected Wednesday afternoon.