Tornado warnings no longer in effect for St. Clair, Sanilac counties

St. Clair County warning canceled; Sanilac County warning expired

Tracking a tornado warning in St. Clair County on July 27, 2021.
Tracking a tornado warning in St. Clair County on July 27, 2021. (WDIV)

SANILAC COUNTY, Mich. – The tornado warning issued in St. Clair County has been canceled, and the warning issued in Sanilac County has expired.

The National Weather Service reported that a storm capable of producing a tornado was identified at 8:13 p.m. Tuesday. That storm was located near Lakeport and moving southeast at 30 mph, according to NWS.

It prompted the tornado warning for northeastern St. Clair County. NWS officials canceled the warning at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday.

Sanilac County

The first tornado warning of the night was issued for southern Sanilac County, but it expired at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday.

The warning was radar indicated, so there hasn’t been confirmation of funnel clouds at this time. That doesn’t necessarily mean that there hasn’t been a tornado.

Firefighters in Sanilac County did report seeing a funnel cloud.

There was an intense couplet, which means wind was going towards and away from the radar. The strongest area of rotation happened at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday.


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