severe storms

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Journalist Bob Marshall calls what’s happening to coastal Louisiana “the most severe ongoing environmental disaster in the nation.” He says sinking land combined with rising sea levels means that Louisiana has lost coastal wetlands and coastal uplands about the size of New Jersey.

American Red Cross and Salvation Army opened aid station providing food and water

Widespread damage reported to trees and power lines

Kalamazoo and Calhoun Counties among worst-hit in state by severe storms


Power outages are being reported throughout Southwest Michigan Tuesday morning after storms moved through the area Monday night.