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Calhoun County MI Sheriff's Office
Saturday July 20th, 2019 :: 02:10 a.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:30AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Calhoun County in south central Michigan... Van Buren County in southwestern Michigan... Kalamazoo County in southwestern Michigan... Eaton County in south central Michigan...

* Until 330 AM EDT.

* At 203 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles north of Portland to 8 miles northwest of South Haven, moving southeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Lansing... Kalamazoo... Portage... Charlotte... Albion... Marshall... Eaton Rapids... South Haven... Paw Paw... Waverly... Van Buren SP... Westwood... Grand Ledge... Battle Creek... Vicksburg... Hartford... Potterville... Galesburg... Mattawan... Lawton...

* AFFECTED AREAS: EATON, MI ... VAN BUREN, MI ... CALHOUN, MI ... KALAMAZOO, MI

Instructions:

This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread wind damage across Kent County including Grand Rapids. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows! Damaging winds and frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Address/Location
Calhoun County MI Sheriff's Office
161 E Michigan Ave
Battle Creek, MI 49014

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 269-969-6430

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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