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Video Shows Portland Tornado, Tree Getting Thrown Down Street

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.

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Courtesy of Luke Gagnon via Twitter
Courtesy of Luke Gagnon via Twitter
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PHOTOS: EF-1Tornado Confirmed In Portland

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 in homes or buildings.

There are also reports of possible gas leaks, and Consumers Energy is on site to help with any possible gas leaks.

Please consider the city of Portland closed at this time. Do not try to travel through or go to Portland, let them do their work to make sure everyone is safe.

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Fearless Cows Ignore Tornado [Video]

Oklahoma has been hit multiple times this spring by severe thunderstorms and tornado's and this past Saturday was no different.

While storm chasers Dick McGowan and Shay Philips were out filming the tornado's that tore through Oklahoma they ended up capturing cows on video who were not spooked by the tornado right by them

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Long Island Residents, Many Still Without Power, Continue To Clean Up After Superstorm Sandy
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Consumers Energy: More Expected to be Without Electricity on Monday Night

Consumers Energy is expected to cut power at 9 p.m. to allow crews to repair damage from Sunday night's thunderstorms.

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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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Dog With Two Broken Legs Crawls Home Three Weeks After Tornado

It's not just the human spirit that can show amazing resiliency in times of crisis.

A dog named Mason who was blown out of his home when a tornado tore through North Smithfield, Alabama on April 27 crawled back three weeks later. And we do mean crawled.

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Taylor Swift’s Whirlwind Video Shoot [VIDEO]

Tornadoes have torn through several states this week ... killing more than 120 in Joplin, Missouri and more than a dozen others in Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas and Texas.

There were a few tornado scares in Minnesota and Illinois, as well as, Tennessee where Taylor Swift was shooting her latest music video for 'The Story of Us.'

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5 First-Person Tornado Videos From Joplin, MO [GRAPHIC LANGUAGE]

The tornado that slammed Joplin, MO on May 22, like the others around the country recently, has resulted in stunning first-person video accounts. With the popularity of video capability on smartphones (not to mention digital cameras) we are now not only seeing the damage closer than ever, but we are also seeing what it's like to wait for the storm, then experience it.

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Hail on Tuesday, another inch of rain today!
Hail in Rockford! (Picture by Molly Guthrie)
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West Michigan Juggles Rain With Hail & Tornado Watches! [Video]

Wow!  What a night of bad weather from rain - hail - tornado watches and warnings in three West Michigan counties with sirens to signal it -- to flood warnings today and more rain!

My knee hurts and my head is pounding from all of the pressure changes!  How about you?  Did you get any cool pics of last night's stormy extravaganza?  I hear there was a break in the clouds northeast of Grand Rapids with a gorgeous rainbow!

Local forecasters are predicting up to another inch of rain before sundown and winds up to 30 mph in some areas, but no more hail or tornado threats -- whew! 

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