COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) — Storms moving through West Michigan Thursday evening knocked down power lines and trees.

Close to 8,000 Consumers Energy customers lost power, according to the company’s outage map.

For an explanation on what caused the winds from Storm Team 8 Chief Meteorologist Ellen Bacca, watch the video in the player above.

A News 8 crew in Coopersville saw trees knocked over by winds and some damage to homes.

Viewer photos sent into News 8 showed hail and some hail damage in the Belmont area.

A rainbow was seen in parts of West Michigan, viewer photos show. Some residents even saw a double rainbow.

West Michigan was also treated to a beautiful sunset and cloud formations Thursday evening.

If you see a downed power line, stay at least 25 feet away from it and anything it is touching and call 911 and Consumers Energy at 800.477.5050.

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— Correction: A previous version of this article misstated the day the storms took place. We regret the error, which has been fixed.