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EF-1 tornado confirmed in White Lake; 1 person injured

Posted at 12:45 PM, Jul 25, 2021

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down in west-central Oakland County Saturday evening.

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With winds reaching up to 100 miles per hour, portions of White Lake saw trees uprooted and snapped. One person had minor injuries after multiple pine trees fell on a home, officials said. The tornado traveled as far as 1.8 miles between 7:45 p.m. and 7:57 p.m.

The tornado was tracked going northeast, and crossed Pontiac Lake Road before reaching Pontian Lake as an EF-0.