Nightside Report June 27, 2021: Metro Detroiters work to clear storm debris ahead of more rain, suspected gunman found dead in cell, Thumb hit by tornado

Here are tonight’s top stories

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Huron County on June 26, 2021.
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Huron County on June 26, 2021. (WDIV)

Gov. Whitmer working with FEMA, Congress for disaster relief after devastating floods

DETROIT – Whitmer said help is on the way for residents impacted by the floods, but it’s uncertain when that help will come and how much Michigan will have to fund it.

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The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 893,949; Death toll now at 19,707

Metro Detroit weather: Widely scattered afternoon showers, few thunderstorms Sunday evening

Fortunately, the weather is much more tame than the past couple of days. Showers are present, but they are widely scattered and will remain that way through the evening. Rain leaves overnight with warm and muggy conditions.

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4 Fast Facts

  • It’s a race for many Metro Detroiters to clean up from the weekend storms before more storms hit. Click here to read more.
  • Orlando Whitfield, the suspected gunman in in two fatal Metro Detroit shootings, was found dead Sunday morning. Click here to read more.
  • The National Weather Service confirmed Sunday that a tornado touched down in northern Huron County Saturday night. Click here to read more.
  • Family and friends came together over the weekend for the funeral of 2-year-old Brison Christian. Click here to read more.

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