Tornado warnings lifted in Ionia, Clinton counties
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - A tornado warning that was issued by the National Weather Service for parts of Ionia and Clinton counties was canceled Monday night.
Update: Straight-line winds leave damage behind in Clinton County
According to authorities, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located six miles northeast of Portland and weather radar indicated rotation. The storm is moving east at 40 mph.
Residents were urged to take cover and move to a basement or interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Avoid windows. Damage to roofs, windows, vehicles and trees is likely.
More: Active weather alerts
As of 11:20 p.m., Consumers Energy has roughly 200 customers without power in the area.
Remember If you see or suspect a downed power line, stay at least 25 feet away and keep children and pets away. If you see a downed power line, call 911 before contacting Consumers Energy at 800-477-5050 or the Lansing Board of Water and Light by calling 877-295-5001.
Always assume a wire is dangerous, even if it’s lying still.
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