Powerful storms, tornado hit Michigan

- The storms overnight packed a lot of lightning, thunder, high winds and heavy rains. The aftermath of those storms are still around Monday morning.

In metro Detroit, SkyFOX shows water taking up the two right lanes at M-14 westbound at Schoolcraft, just past the I-275 interchange. State police are trying to get traffic to merge into the far left lane. The backup stretches to I-275 at Eight Mile Road.

Spinouts on rain-covered roads have also been reported.

DTE Energy reports at least 64-thousand people in Metro Detroit are without power Monday morning. Some of the worst hit areas include Northern Michigan.

In Owendale, which is in the thumb area in Huron County, the National Weather Service confirms a tornado hit The twister tore through the town around 7 p.m. Sunday. Despite reports of damages to a school, as well as numerous downed trees, we're told no one was hurt. A witness also captured the tornado on cell phone video: 

 

Meanwhile, even further north, a possible tornado was reported in Glen Arbor in Leelanaw County. Power outages were reported in Traverse City, where a free outdoor movie was scratched.

Also on Sunday, the Mackinac Bridge was temporarily closed because of dangerous winds topping at about 65 mph. 


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