GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Storms rolled through West Michigan Saturday.
Multiple severe thunderstorm watches and warnings were issued, including warnings for Calhoun County and parts of Allegan, Kent, Ottawa and Barry counties. Those watches and warnings have all expired or been canceled.
Winds were reported in the late afternoon at around 50-55 mph near the south side of Grand Rapids.
Fastest winds we’ve seen so far were near 60th and Kalamazoo where a 52 mph gusts was reported by an official spotter. Here is video from that same area as the downpour came through taken by Jamie Stoica. pic.twitter.com/loMBO87orc— Ellen Bacca (@ellenbacca) July 24, 2021
There have been no reports of major damage in West Michigan, but storms did bring some damage to the east side of the state. There are reports of a possible tornado and flooding in the Flint and Detroit area.
What may have been a Tornado in the Detroit area picked up two vehicles and flipped them over, Michigan State Police said in a tweet.
Video shows another possible tornado in Port Austin in Huron County, which did some damage to a pole barn.
Here’s the video in full- Tornado in Port Austin pic.twitter.com/fgojWafUHg— Ellen Bacca (@ellenbacca) July 24, 2021
A vibrant rainbow followed the storms in Hudsonville.