June 23rd Tornadoes

 

Two tornadoes occurred in Southeast Michigan the evening of June 23

One in Monroe County and one in Washtenaw County

 

 MONROE COUNTY

An NWS storm survey confirmed a tornado touched down just north of the Cone Rd exit off US 23...about 2 miles south of Milan at 10:06 PM June 23. The tornado lifted about 2 1/2 miles northeast of Maybee, near Steffas Rd between Scofield and Zink. The total path length was 11 1/2 miles an average path width of 50 yards. The tornado was rated an EF0 along most of its path, producing winds of 60 to 70 MPH. However, EF1 damage with winds estimated at 90 MPH was found near Tuttle Hill Rd in London Township where a roof was torn off of a pole barn and substantial tree damage was found. The width of this tornado had briefly extended to 100 yards in this location. Several homes also had roof and shingle damage - mainly in and near the town of Scofield.

The Storm Survey also indicated that strait line wind damage occurred to the east of where the tornado lifted and continued into the Newport area. This damage included some downed power lines, minor tree damage and plastic covering removed and aluminum frame damage on a green house.

Below are some pictures from the Monroe County tornado damage.

 

 

 


 

 WASHTENAW COUNTY

At 956 PM June 23, an NWS survey confirmed a tornado touched down near the intersection of Milkey Rd and Saline-Milan Rd, approximately 2 1/2 miles southeast of Saline. The tornado tracked east-northeast and lifted near Carpenter Rd between Judd and Willis Rd, just east of US 23. This tornado was rated an EF0 with winds estimated at 70 MPH. The path length was approximately 3.5 miles and the width was 75 yards. There was tree damage but no significant structural damage.



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