Tornado Confirmed in Crawford County - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Tornado Confirmed in Crawford County

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We have confirmation from the National Weather Service that a tornado touched down in Crawford County.

The E-F-1 tornado touched down around 9:30 Monday night near Forest Dunes Golf Club in South Branch Township just north of the Roscommon County line.

The tornado lasted just about two minutes, but carved a path across 1.3 miles of land, uprooting many trees in its path.

Damage in parts of the tornados path are consistent with winds up to 100 miles per hour.

The National Weather Service say the twister was 350 about yards wide.