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Tornado confirmed near Marshall early Wednesday – WWMT-TV

by Donny Ede | News Channel 3

Wed, February 28th 2024 at 5:58 AM

Updated Wed, February 28th 2024 at 6:31 AM

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A map confirming a tornado that touched down early Wednesday morning. (WWMT)

MARSHALL, Mich. — A tornado touched down near Marshall in the early morning hours of Wednesday.

According to 911 emergency management and trained spotters, a tornado was confirmed about 5 miles north-northeast of Marshall.

The tornado was confirmed at 12:35 a.m. Wednesday, and the area was under a Tornado Warning at that time.

Kalamazoo County was also under a Tornado Warning for some time overnight.

Officials say survey crews will assess the area today to determine the severity of the tornado, how long it was on the ground, the width of damage, and more.

Stay with WWMT’s Weather Team for the latest on severe weather.