Storms leave debris – and thousands without power

Posted at 9:48 PM, Sep 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-02 06:54:50-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Severe thunderstorms have left more than 16 thousand people without power.

Those severe storms raging through West Michigan all week, causing damage to home and businesses.

Last night, Mecosta County Central Dispatch says a mobile home is blocking a road in Deerfield Township, after a powerful storm whipped through.

There’s no confirmation yet how it got there. The location is 137th Avenue at Washington Road, which is in the Morley area of the township. There were numerous trees littering and blocking the roadway, as well.

But Central Dispatch reported no injuries.

Meanwhile, trees and wires were down in several other locations in West Michigan, and some power outages reported. A FOX 17 news crew was checking out the debris out in Hickory Corners.

Consumers energy say they are working to get power restored, but there is no definite time when lights will be back on.