Wind Damage and Tornadoes
Hazardous wind damage weather outlook for many counties including Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Livingston, St. Clair, Lapeer, Genesee, Shiawassee, and Saginaw
According to surfacing weather reports, there is a chance of severe wind damage due to high winds occurring Tuesday through early Wednesday morning. High winds and thunderstorms are expected across southeastern Michigan becoming more severe by evening as they become more intense.
Wind gusts up to 60 MPH could cause wind damage and injury according to forecast and isolated tornadoes toward the southern border of Michigan could potentially pass through.
Tornadoes can happen anywhere and anytime with the potential to bring intense winds and funnels. If you are under tornado warning, find a safe shelter immediately.
- Take shelter in a sturdy building with a safe room such as a basement or storm cellar
- Small interior rooms make good shelter on the lowest level of your home
- Stay away from doors, windows and outside walls
- Watch for flying debris
- Take cover by shielding your head and neck with your arms or other sturdy covering
For more information on how to stay safe when a storm or tornado threatens, download this Tornado Information Sheet from FEMA. If you experience property damage in southeast Michigan due to storm you can find information to help you recover quickly by clicking here.