Southwest Lower Michigan Weather History
The Weather History for June 5th
- Torrential rains soaked much of the region. From four to six inches of rain on June 5th and 6th caused widespread flooding. Both Lansing and Grand rapids set records for daily rainfall in the month of June with 5.47 and 4.22 inches, respectively.
- A tornado moved across southern Clinton County from near Eagle to seven miles north of Lansing. One farm home was torn to splinters and scattered.
- Severe weather brings tornadoes to southern Lower Michigan late on the evening of the 5th and into the morning of the 6th. The southern part of Battle Creek is hit by a tornado right around midnight. Three houses and the Chapel Hill Methodist Church lost part of their roofs and approximately 100 trees were downed. Part of Calhoun and Kalamazoo Counties also received heavy rain that produced flash flooding.
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