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Tornado Warning Issued In Northeastern Macomb County, Northern St. Clair County

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado has been spotted.

May 19, 2019 - 3:12 pm

WWJ -- Tornado Warnings were issued for northeastern Macomb County and northern St. Clair County Sunday afternoon.

The warning in Macomb was scheduled to last unitl 3:45 p.m., but it was cancelled after the storms moved through the area. The warning in St. Clair County lasted until 4 p.m.

The NWS says at 2:54 p.m. radar spotted a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Armada or near Richmond, moving at 45 mph. Other heavy thunderstorms moved across all of metro Detroit, brining heavy rain and bad road conditions.

Locations affected by the warning included Richmond, New Haven, Armada, Port Huron, Marysville and Emmett, according to the NWS.

In an on-air announcement, the NWS says "flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely."

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