Novi, Mich. – On this day 35 years ago, June 21, 1987, a tornado made its way through a mobile home park in Novi, Michigan.
The tornado, damaging around 55 homes, killing one, and injuring six more, touched down at the Chateau Estates mobile home park.
According to the National Centers for Environmental Information, this EF2 tornado was the most destructive tornado in 1987, out of the 28 that made their way through Michigan that year. There was $2,500,000 in property damage which is nearly $6,432,570 today.
It was reported that this tornado was 80 feet wide and traveled over 500 yards at speeds of anywhere between 113-157 mph.
(You can watch a WDIV story from 1987 in the video player above)