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Sister Lakes hit hard by heavy storm

SISTER LAKES, Mich. -- Severe storms rolled through Michiana Monday evening leaving a path of destruction.

One of the hardest hit areas is in Sister Lakes were the Nation Weather Service were reporting wind speeds reaching up to 50 miles per hour. This wind is described as straight line wind which can cause a lot of damage. So for there have been no reports of a microburst which happens when rain-cooled air rushes down from the clouds inside a thunderstorm towards the ground.

The ABC 57 First Warning Neighborhood Weather Team found that at the storms heaviest around 4:18p.m. there were 252 lightning strikes in a ten minute span in the northern part of Cass County.

Many households experienced some sort of damage and power outages from the storm.

Dan Thomas

Debbie Gentile Tyrell

Donna Dixson - Victory Shore Drive

Gregory Bork Jr. - Little Crooked

Heather Layn - Victory Shore Drive

JoAnna Crivellone-Filkins

JoAnna Crivellone-Filkins

Mary Deveney - Cable Lake

Peggy Hayes - Little Crooked

Peggy Hayes - Little Crooked

Peggy Hayes - Little Crooked

Peggy Hayes - Little Crooked

Peggy Hayes - Little Crooked

Richard Daniels

Richard Daniels

Richard Daniels

Richard Daniels

Richard Daniels

Richard Daniels


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