EF-1 tornado touched down in Oakland County Saturday, NWS confirms

More than 135K still without power

Storm damage in Oakland County.
Storm damage in Oakland County. (WDIV-TV)

DETROIT – The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Oakland County during the severe storms Saturday.

According to the NWS, an EF-1 tornado touched down in White Lake Saturday evening.

A tornado is suspected of touching down in Armada, located in northern Macomb County. Homes and businesses were severely damaged in Armada.

A business on Main Street in Armada no longer has a roof due to the severe weather. There are now debris and bricks scattered in the area.

Read: Potential tornado damages buildings, takes down trees and power lines in Armada

As of 11 a.m. Sunday more than 135,000 DTE Energy customers were still without power.

Details: Tracking DTE Energy power outages in SE Michigan

Read more: Homes and businesses damaged throughout Metro Detroit after severe storms


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