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6:12 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Damage From Tornado in Kent County Estimated at $4.5-Million

No homes were completely destroyed and only minor injuries were reported
KENT COUNTY, MI -- County officials say Sunday's tornado that ripped through Wyoming and Kentwood caused an estimated $4.5 million in damage to about 300 structures. Jack Stewart, director of the Kent County Emergency Management Division, said a team of workers determined the damage estimate over the last three days.
7:51 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Red Cross Helping With Clean up From Monday's Tornado in Kent County

Clean-up kits will include shovels and cleaning chemicals
KENTWOOD, MI - Clean-up kits will be available today for those attempting to handle damage left by a tornado in the Kentwood area earlier this week. The American Red Cross of West Michigan will distribute the kits from the shelter at Kentwood Activities Center, 355 48th St.
6:37 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Cleanup Continues After Sunday Tornado in Kent County

American Red Cross and Salvation Army opened aid station providing food and water
KENT COUNTY, MI -- The impact of Sunday night's tornado that ravaged homes and businesses in the Kentwood and Wyoming areas will be something residents live with for a while. With no quick fix in sight, city and Consumers Energy employees continue to work to clear streets littered with debris and downed power lines following the unexpected tornado that caused significant damage.
8:55 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Storms Leave Thousands in Kalamazoo County Without Power

Some traffic lights not operating because of outages
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- More than 4,000 Consumers Energy customers in Kalamazoo and Portage are without power Monday morning according to the Consumer's Energy outage map. The utility reports 3.7 percent of its Kalamazoo County customers are affected. Traffic lights were out on South Westnedge Avenue in the area of Kilgore Road, drivers report.
6:16 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Cleanup Continues From Monday's Storms

Widespread damage left by severe weather
Cleanup work awaits homeowners, utility workers Early Tuesday morning, powerful storms blasted through Calhoun County, leaving many without power and a lot of cleanup work waiting for homeowners, utility workers and others.