Authorities say two tornadoes swept through mid-Michigan, damaging homes and knocking out power to thousands.
- PHOTOS: Tornado rips through Shiawassee County Thursday night
- Two tornadoes touched down in Shiawassee County, NWS confirms
Local officials say overall, 60 homes were damaged. Twelve were destroyed and one minor injury was reported.
Severe weather also moved through nearby Genesee County, where a mobile home park was damaged. Park resident Eric Wichert told MLive.com the winds "got really bad, really strong." Weather service officials say an unconfirmed tornado reportedly touched down nearby in the Flushing area at 7:12 p.m.
Lower Michigan also saw severe thunderstorm warnings, watches, flooding, high winds and hail as a late-winter storm system trekked across the Midwest.
All power is expected to be restored by 3 p.m. tomorrow.
View thermal images of storm damage from MSP below:
Here are some thermal images from MSP Aviation showing storm damage last night in Shiawassee County, MI. Luckily there have been no reports of injuries. @MichStatePolice and other law enforcement were out making contact with residents checking welfare. @WLNS @wilxTV @MLive pic.twitter.com/Xcxkz1wFjR
— MSP First District (@MSPFirstDist) March 15, 2019