DETROIT – Officials believe a tornado could have hit Armada on Saturday night, one of the areas hit hard by storms that swept through southeast Michigan.
Local 4 News anchor and reporter Grant Hermes was live in Armada on Sunday morning with a preview of the damage. Armada is located in northern Macomb County.
Original story: Potential tornado damages buildings, knocks down trees and power lines in Armada
No injuries were reported in Armada on Saturday evening, although many homes and businesses were damaged.
A business on Main Street in Armada no longer has a roof due to inclement weather. There is now debris and bricks strewn across the area.
Local 4 News reporter Mara MacDonald was live on Sunday morning in Oakland County, where a tornado could also have affected the area.
MacDonald lived in White Lake Township with a look at the aftermath.
Heavy rains fell in Pontiac, Keego Harbor and Waterford Township to the point where intersections immediately gushed out of the water and unsuspecting drivers were caught, stalled and had to wait for a tow truck.
West Bloomfield experienced high winds and heavy rain. Tornado sirens were activated for Oakland County around 8 p.m. Saturday when one was spotted over Clarkston heading east.
As for the national weather service, the tornado did not touch the ground. However, he was seen heading east, where the vast majority of the damage is in Oakland County.
Sunday morning at 7 am, more than 126,000 DTE Energy customers were still without electricity.
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