The City of Wyoming's Ideal Park suffered extensive damage after an EF-1 tornado touched down in 2014. The rebuild of Ideal Park is set to take an important step forward after today's announcement of the City's plans to use a $300,000 grant to improve the park.
More videos have emerged of one of the six tornadoes that hit West Michigan on August 20. Rieth Riley, on Chicago Drive in Wyoming, has two surveillance videos which caught the tornado and the mess it left behind.
Saturday's tornadoes have left many West Michigan residents with downed trees and damaged property. See where residents of Grand Rapids, Wyoming and Grandville can dispose of yard waste from Saturday's storms.
On June 22, an EF-1 tornado struck Portland, Michigan, damaging dozens of homes and businesses. Watch as the tornado strikes and a tree is ripped from its roots in a video shot across the street from Portland City Hall at Grider-Portland Agency.
7:00pm UPDATE: The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down for approximately 10 minutes at roughly 2:30 p.m. 5:15pm UPDATE: Emergency Services have advised us that they are conducting searches with dogs, to make sure the area is clear, and there are no people trapped …
Going through my Facebook, I keep seeing post regarding a big storm that will hit our area tomorrow. When I think of a big storm, I think of the storm back in May 1998 that pretty much blew everything over in the Grand Rapids/Walker area. Will we see something similar tomorrow?