Summary of Severe Weather Events for July 18th (Includes 1 Tornado)

Several rounds of severe thunderstorms affected the far ends of Southeast Michigan on July 18th from Lenawee, Monroe and Wayne Counties to the tip of the Thumb Region. 

...WEAK TORNADO HITS LIGHTHOUSE COUNTY PARK IN HURON COUNTY...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY CONFIRMED A WEAK
EF0 TORNADO HIT THE LIGHTHOUSE COUNTY PARK IN HURON
COUNTY YESTERDAY EVENING. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AT 1011
PM...ABOUT 1.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE PARK...TRACKING OVER OR CLOSE
TO LIGHTHOUSE ROAD. THE TORNADO...WITH MAXIMUM WINDS OF 80
MPH...THEN CONTINUED TO TRACK SOUTHEAST...MOVING THROUGH THE COUNTY
PARK AND EXITING OUT INTO LAKE HURON AT 1014 PM. THE TOTAL PATH
LENGTH WAS ESTIMATED AT 2 MILES...WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 75 YARDS.
NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN...ONE OF WHICH FELL ONTO A CAMPER.
ROOF DAMAGE WAS ALSO OBSERVED AT ONE HOME.
 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1139 PM EDT SUN JUL 18 2010

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0525 PM TSTM WND DMG ADDISON 41.99N 84.35W
07/18/2010 LENAWEE MI LAW ENFORCEMENT

TREES AND POWERLINES DOWN

0530 PM TSTM WND DMG 4 NNW ADRIAN 41.94N 84.08W
07/18/2010 LENAWEE MI FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

TREES UPROOTED

0550 PM HAIL S TECUMSEH 42.00N 83.94W
07/18/2010 M1.75 INCH LENAWEE MI TRAINED SPOTTER

0550 PM TSTM WND DMG TECUMSEH 42.01N 83.94W
07/18/2010 LENAWEE MI LAW ENFORCEMENT

MULTIPLE TREES AND POWERLINES DOWN

0552 PM HAIL TECUMSEH 42.01N 83.94W
07/18/2010 M1.75 INCH LENAWEE MI TRAINED SPOTTER

0605 PM TSTM WND DMG 4 NNE DUNDEE 42.02N 83.64W
07/18/2010 MONROE MI FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

1 FOOT DIAMETER TREE DOWN ALONG WITH POWERLINE ON
OSTERANDER ROAD.

0650 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 NNW GROSSE ILE 42.15N 83.16W
07/18/2010 WAYNE MI TRAINED SPOTTER

HEALTHY 10 INCH TREE DOWN

0747 PM TSTM WND GST 3 NE MOUNT CLEMENS 42.62N 82.84W
07/18/2010 M41.00 MPH MACOMB MI ASOS

WIND GUSTS TO 41 MPH WERE RECORDED TWICE AT THE SELFRIDGE
ANGB WEATHER STATION AT 747 PM AND 749 PM.

0752 PM HAIL 4 ESE MOUNT CLEMENS 42.58N 82.82W
07/18/2010 M1.00 INCH MACOMB MI TRAINED SPOTTER

1000 PM TSTM WND DMG 4 SSW SEBEWAING 43.67N 83.47W
07/18/2010 TUSCOLA MI LAW ENFORCEMENT

MULTIPLE TREES DOWN

1011 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 ESE HURON CITY 44.02N 82.80W
07/18/2010 HURON MI FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

TREE DOWN ON PROPANE TANK WITH THE TREE ON FIRE.

1025 PM FUNNEL CLOUD 5 SSW GAGETOWN 43.60N 83.29W
07/18/2010 TUSCOLA MI TRAINED SPOTTER

A TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTED A FUNNEL CLOUD NEAR THE
INTERSECTION OF HURDS CORNER ROAD AND CASS CITY ROAD.

1027 PM TSTM WND DMG 3 SW GAGETOWN 43.63N 83.29W
07/18/2010 TUSCOLA MI LAW ENFORCEMENT

MULTIPLE TREES DOWN.

1035 PM TSTM WND DMG 5 NW CASS CITY 43.66N 83.23W
07/18/2010 TUSCOLA MI LAW ENFORCEMENT

MULTIPLE TREES DOWN.


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