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National Weather Service confirms Sunday tornado in Upper Peninsula

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Posted at 2:52 PM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 14:56:02-04

(WXYZ) — The National Weather Service is confirming that a tornado touched down in Iron County on Sunday.

Rated an EF-1, the tornado was on the ground for just over 1/4 mile and for just over a minute.

The 250-yard wide tornado was located to the north of Iron Mountain in the Upper Peninsula, near the state line with Wisconsin.