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Tornado confirmed in Iron County—Upper Michigan

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Roseanne, you may have heard about this already




IRON COUNTY, Mich. (WJMN) — According to the National Weather Service, a tornado hit part of Iron County during severe weather Sunday night. 

It happened near Peavy Pond Road not far from Crystal Falls. Many trees were snapped or uprooted.

There was also straight-line wind damage around Golden Lake which is west of Iron River.

A camper had to be rescued from fallen trees but was uninjured.

In the coming days we expect to know more about the strength of the tornado.

Isaiah 33:24  "And no resident will say: “I am sick.”

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Here is an update on that tornado.  105 mph winds 😳😳😳😳



IRON COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2:45 p.m. - The National Weather Service (NWS) in Negaunee Township confirms a tornado developed in Iron County on Sunday night.


The report states it occurred at 9:51 p.m. central time August 9, on Peavy Pond Road about 2.5 miles north-northwest of the Peavy Falls Dam. 


As of now, the only reported damage from the tornado is to trees. The NWS says at least 50 to 100 healthy softwood and hardwood trees were snapped and uprooted. Trees were also damaged northeast of the touchdown location into a ravine. 

NWS rates the tornado as EF-1, meaning it had wind speeds between 86-110 miles per hour. Estimated peak wind gusts were 105 mph for the minute-long tornado.

Isaiah 33:24  "And no resident will say: “I am sick.”

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