Grand Blanc EF-2 tornado: How to report storm damage to Genesee County Emergency Management

The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-2 tornado hit Grand Blanc Township Wednesday morning as damage assessments and cleanup continue.

The powerful storm sent debris flying and trees crashing down. Some of those trees landed on homes, while others fell on vehicles. 

An EF2 using The Enhanced Fujita Scale is a range of 111 to 135 miles per hour. The peak wind speed was 115 last night, as the storm path stretched 5.7 miles.

It is only the second time a tornado has been observed in February over Southeast Michigan. The previous one occurred Feb 28th 1974 in southwest Wayne County.

PHOTOS: Grand Blanc storm damage

"My neighbors, their front windows were blown out. We've got windows blown out in the back, lost all our tables. Pool cover went in the pool, but no major damage," said resident Robert Foote.

Residents who sustained damage from the storm can report it to Genesee County Emergency Management through this form. You will be asked to provide information such as your name, address, type of insurance you have, and what kind of damage you experienced. You will also be asked to provide photos of the damage.

Those with questions can reach the Emergency Management Division at 810-257-3064.

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