When was the first tornado in Michigan?

Has Michigan ever had a tornado?

This tornado is the strongest of the 2021 season in Michigan so far. The strongest tornado to ever strike Michigan was in 1953. An F-5 brought winds up to 200 mph and extensive damage to Flint-Beecher communities. We have only seen one other F-5/EF-5 since meteorologists started recording tornado data in 1950.

How many tornadoes has Michigan had 2021?

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Following damage surveys conducted Sunday, the National Weather Service confirmed six tornadoes touched down in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula during severe storms on Saturday, June 26, 2021.

How many tornadoes has Michigan had since 1950?

Since 1950, 331 tornadoes have struck Southeast Lower Michigan, killing 166 people.

Has a tornado ever hit Detroit?

The Southeast Michigan Tornado Outbreak occurred on July 2, 1997, in the built-up area of Detroit, Michigan. There were 13 tornadoes in total, 3 dragged through neighborhoods and downtown, hitting northern Detroit between I-96 and Eight Mile Road, Hamtramck and Highland Park.

Has Michigan ever had an f4 tornado?

An F4 tornado on the Fujita Scale has winds of (207 – 260 mph). An F5 tornado has winds of (261 – 318 mph). Not surprisingly, all but one of the strong tornadoes have occurred in the 4 southernmost tiers of counties.

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Dens 14.04
County Missaukee
Torn 7
Area 567
Dens 12.35

Where did the tornado hit in Michigan today?

Tornadoes hit Armada in Macomb County and White Lake Township in Oakland County at 7:54 p.m. NWS confirmed one injury from the White Lake tornado, which reached 100 mph.

Which state has the most tornadoes?

Here are the 10 states with the highest numbers of tornadoes:

  • Texas (155)
  • Kansas (96)
  • Florida (66)
  • Oklahoma (62)
  • Nebraska (57)
  • Illinois (54)
  • Colorado (53)
  • Iowa (51)