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National Weather Service Grand Rapids: EF-1 Tornado Struck Kentwood

That wind and rain buried in a thunderstorm Sunday night that struck Kentwood just before 10:30 p.m. included a tornado, National Weather Service Grand Rapids meteorologist Brandon Hoving said.

Update (3 p.m.): The National Weather Service said the tornado was an EF-1, with peak winds of 100 to 110 miles per hour. The tornado, which injured six people, cut a swath of 300 to 400 yards wide near Cutlerville, Wyoming and Kentwood and lasted for about 10 minutes. It touched down at 10:20 p.m. at about 2 miles west of Cutlerville at 64th Street SW and Burlingame Avenue SW in Byron Township and ended at 10:30 p.m. at Breton Road and 28th Street SE.

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Joins Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen On Forbes’ Celebrity 100

Grand Rapids native and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., hit the top 10 and the music group Bon Jovi continues to have star power in the latest Forbes Celebrity 100 list.

The rundown reflects celebrities' power and influence based on media exposure, marketability, and career earnings over the past 12 months. 

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Meteorologist Freaked Out By Wasp During Weather Report [Video]

Meteorologists are a rare breed.

They have no problem standing outside in a crazy storm to report the weather. Why they can't just set up a camera outside and do the report from the safety and convenience of a studio, we are still not sure. But whatever.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Be Weather Ready [Sponsored]

Many look forward to relaxing and playing out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

Michigan Safe Boating Week runs through Saturday and National Marina Day is Saturday.

In embracing those campaigns and seeking to help you enjoy getting out on the water for relaxation, recreation and to enjoy the great outdoors, here's another boating tip to help you stay safe out there.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Storm Chaser Struck By Lightning While Recording Weather [Video]

Some storms were rolling through Fairburn, S.D., on Tuesday. So, storm chaser Scott Sheppard grabbed his camera and began recording out the window of his car.

He appears to have been recording a rainbow when, all of a sudden, he was struck by lightning.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: South Dakota News Anchor Gives Viewers Lecture About Weather Coverage [Video]

Everyone has been in the situation before when you're waiting to watch your favorite show, but it gets preempted by some breaking news on TV.

It's a bummer, but, hey, we've all had to deal with it from time to time.

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Boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Stays Unbeaten, Hangs with Justin Bieber and Lil Wayne and Tweeted at By Muhammad Ali [Video]

Grand Rapids native Floyd Mayweather, Jr., remained unbeaten in professional boxing on Saturday night.

In a match against Marcos Maidana at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Mayweather improved to 46-0 with a majority decision in the welterweight world championship unification bout.

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Grand Rapids Winter Weather Advisory Issued, with Freezing Rain and Gusty Winds Forecast

While the calendar might indicate spring, the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office this afternoon issued a winter weather advisory for Thursday and Friday.

A pair of late-season winter storms are bringing freezing rain and gusty winds early Thursday and again early Friday to Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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