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Storms sweep through West Michigan, leaving behind damage, power outages

As of 6 a.m., Kent County had 1,066 affected customers, followed by Ottawa County with 676.

Heavy wind and rain rolled through West Michigan overnight, causing damages and power outages throughout the area.

A severe thunderstorm watch was issued Sunday night for much of West Michigan but was canceled as of 2:15 a.m. Monday.

Although canceled partway through the overnight hours, the storms left behind substantial damage, including downed trees, fallen power lines and power outages.

A large tree fell on a home in east Grand Rapids and crews have been working to remove it all morning. 

Nobody in the home was hurt, but the homeowner told 13 ON YOUR SIDE that the tree narrowly missed his two young sons’ room.

Along with downed trees and power lines, Consumers Energy has reported power outages throughout West Michigan. As of 6 a.m., Kent County had 1,066 affected customers, followed by Ottawa County with 676.

Consumers Energy Outage Map

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