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Tornado does damage in Gobles, Bloomingdale

One of two homes in Gobles damaged by storm

By Paul Garrod
Some of the severe storms Sunday night included a tornado touching down near Gobles
A tornado warning came just minutes after a tornado was spotted in Gobles. The National Weather Service said, “At 9:59 p.m. a confirmed tornado was located 7 miles southwest of Otsego, or 11 miles northwest of Kalamazoo, moving east at 30 mph.”
Damage has been reported in the areas of Pine Grove and Bloomingdale, extending to Gobles. There is damage to at least one house and reports of trees down in the area and power disruption.
Editor’s Note: Late Monday, the National Weather Service downgraded the tornado to severe storm status.

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