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Car flipped, trees down, power out following severe storms in SW Michigan

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Storm over South Haven
Severe Weather Alert
Posted at 7:07 PM, Jun 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-14 06:40:30-04

Thousands are without power in southwest Michigan after high winds knocked down trees and power lines in southwest Michigan. A car also flipped on its side near Marcellus in Cass County.

This came after severe storms rolled through several counties Monday afternoon and evening.

A FOX 17 crew found the car on M-40 and Brody St. near Marcellus. A tow truck arrived just before 10 p.m. to take it away.

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Brody Street and M40

The high winds also tore the roof off a metal barn near Marcellus.

Marcellus Damage
Marcellus Damage

There are multiple reports of power outages in Cass, St. Joseph, Van Buren and nearby counties. Consumers Energy reports more than 11,000 customers without power as of 10 p.m. Monday. The Consumers Energy outage map is HERE. At the same time, Indiana & Michigan Power reports more than 10,000 customers were without power. Indiana & Michigan Power outage map can be found HERE. Both energy companies have different customers and do not overlap.

10pm A block severe weather coverage

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings were in effect for Allegan, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren counties in the early evening hours.

FOX 17 meteorologists Haleigh Vaughn and Reece Cole tracked the storms as they rolled through southwest Michigan. More storms are expected to move through other parts of West Michigan late Monday night and early Tuesday morning.

A storm that was over Lake Michigan Monday afternoon moved ashore just south of South Haven.

A trained spotter reported to the NWS that trees were down and a camper damaged a couple miles west of Lawrence in Van Buren County.

FOX 17 viewer Linda McClellan shared video of hail and very high winds in the Hartford area in Van Buren County.

Another spotter reported trees down in the Marcellus area.

People on the beaches took shelter as the high winds and heavy rain moved into the South Haven area.

Storm over South Haven

The NWS reported large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lighting occurred with the afternoon storm over the lake.

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Brody Street and M40
Storm damage

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