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Fundraisers launched for families affected by Gaylord tornado

Gaylord tornado
Posted at 8:51 PM, May 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-23 03:15:44-04

GAYLORD, Mich — There are a number of ways to help those impacted by the Gaylord tornado.

On Friday afternoon, the northern town of Gaylord was devastated by what the National Weather Service categorized as an EF3 tornado.

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The tornado swept through Otsego County, covering over 16.6 miles in just 20 minutes, says the report from the National Weather Service. Meanwhile, dozens of homes and businesses were destroyed, an entire trailer park was obliterated, 44 people were injured, and 2 people were confirmed dead.

READ MORE: NWS: Gaylord tornado rated an EF3, max winds of 150 mph

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Although electricity was quickly restored to the area, the residents of Gaylord face the momentous task of restoring their town after the storm. To help support and donate to the families affected by the Gaylord tornado, follow these verified GoFundMe accounts:

Help Steve and Theresa rebuild their family home []

My brother George []

Please help us find them a new home []

Gaylord Tornado Devastation []

Please help our family after tornado devastation []

Need help after tornado... []

Marc LeBlanc & Family []

The Adams Ulery family is in need of our support []

Anything will help…. []

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