4-10-15 Storm Damage Across Midwest and West Michigan.
One person is dead and officials are searching through the rubble of Fairdale, Illinois, in the northern part of the state after supercell thunderstorms produced a large tornado Thursday. Every home in the town of 200 was affected and 15-20 were destroyed. Forecasters say the severe weather is tracking and could affect an area today from Texas through much of the Atlantic coast.
Meanwhile in Muskegon,around an inch and a half may have fallen to set a record and another inch was expected overnight. A lightning strike earlier in the day is blamed for sparking a mobile home fire. No one was injured.
Weather advisories have been posted till later this morning across the WCSG listening area.