Weather service confirms tornado in southwestern Michigan

(Krystal Vivian/95.3 MNC)

PRAIRIEVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a 100-yard-wide tornado appeared in southwestern Michigan’s Barry County.

The weather service said Sunday in a release that a preliminary report shows the tornado was on the ground in Prairieville Township for about two minutes Saturday evening.

It had wind speeds up to 75 mph and traveled nearly a half-mile. Minor damage was reported.

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