It was a brutal weekend of destructive and devastating weather especially for those living in Armada. The small town got hit with an EF-1 tornado that ripped through their downtown area.

I'd heard about the tornado that tore through downtown Armada on Saturday evening but I guess I didn't realize how bad it truly was until I saw the news report from Fox 2 Detroit. Their footage of the aftermath along with cellphone footage of the actual tornado really put things into perspective.

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The number of trees, power lines, and buildings that took a hit was unbelievable. Despite all the damage, there were no reports of injuries or fatalities reported.

Armada resident, Cheryl Reese: 

We are very grateful for our lives and our home. The people of Armada have been wonderful. You know it's a small town, small township village, the people are just great here and we're gonna get through this. This is gonna be okay.

Armada isn't the only town in Michigan that got blasted over the weekend. Tornadoes also touched down in Port Austin, White Lake, and Clayton Township.

I was in the Banana 101.5 truck with Maggie Meadows on Saturday when the storm rolled through Flint and it was some of the hardest-hitting rain I've ever seen. We couldn't see anything on our short drive from the station to Shiner's Dive Bar. There were trees down, flooded roads, and cars pulled over on the side of the road because of the poor visibility, it was brutal.

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