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Wyoming Gets $300,000 Grant, Announces Plans for Ideal Park

The City of Wyoming's Ideal Park suffered extensive damage after an EF-1 tornado touched down in 2014.

The rebuild of Ideal Park is set to take an important step forward after today's announcement of the City's plans to use a $300,000 grant to improve the park.

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Videos Show Tornado Striking Rieth Riley in Wyoming

More videos have emerged of one of the six tornadoes that hit West Michigan on August 20.

Rieth Riley, on Chicago Drive in Wyoming, has two surveillance videos which caught the tornado and the mess it left behind.

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Video Shows Tornado Ripping Through Wyoming

Six tornadoes struck West Michigan on Saturday, August 20. A powerful new video shows one of the tornadoes as it hits Boone Ave. in Wyoming.

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Six Tornadoes in West Michigan; View Tornado Maps, Radar, More

The National Weather Service has concluded there were six tornadoes in West Michigan on August 20, 2016.

See a map and detailed descriptions of each tornado.

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Storm Cleanup Info for Grand Rapids, Wyoming and Grandville Residents

Saturday's tornadoes have left many West Michigan residents with downed trees and damaged property. See where residents of Grand Rapids, Wyoming and Grandville can dispose of yard waste from Saturday's storms.

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Over 23 Thousand Without Power in West Michigan After Reported Tornado

After a reported tornado and severe storms ripped through West Michigan Saturday, more than 23,000 Consumers Energy customers are without power, WZZM 13 reports.

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One Year After the Portland Tornado [Video]

On June 22, 2015, an EF-1 tornado struck Portland, Mich., damaging dozens of homes and businesses.

One year later, many have finished repairing the damage while some continue to rebuild.

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Help Ideal Park Obtain Grant Money for Reconstruction After Tornado

The City of Wyoming is seeking help to obtain up to $300,000 in grant funds for Ideal Park's reconstruction from the damaged caused by the tornado in 2014.

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High Winds Leave Thousands Without Power in West Michigan

Sunday night's severe weather and high winds left nearly 200,000 without power across Michigan, including over 20,000 in West Michigan.

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National Weather Service Confirms EF-0 Tornado South of Alto

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has confirmed there was an EF-0 tornado south of Alto at 1:15AM on Tuesday, July 14. The tornado left a path nearly one mile long.

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Video Shows Portland Tornado, Tree Getting Thrown Down Street

On June 22, an EF-1 tornado struck Portland, Michigan, damaging dozens of homes and businesses.

Watch as the tornado strikes and a tree is ripped from its roots in a video shot across the street from Portland City Hall at Grider-Portland Agency.

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Courtesy of Luke Gagnon via Twitter
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PHOTOS: EF-1Tornado Confirmed In Portland

7:00pm UPDATE: The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down for approximately 10 minutes at roughly 2:30 p.m.

5:15pm UPDATE: Emergency Services have advised us that they are conducting searches with dogs, to make sure the area is clear, and there are no people trapped in homes or buildings.

There are also reports of possible gas leaks, and Consumers Energy is on site to help with any possible gas leaks.

Please consider the city of Portland closed at this time. Do not try to travel through or go to Portland, let them do their work to make sure everyone is safe.

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