Trees down, roads blocked throughout West Michigan

Trees fell, roads flooded and power lines fell when the storm went through West Michigan Wednesday afternoon. Full Story
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Charles

Wayland, MI

#46 Jul 3, 2008
Heavens,it's only typical West MI weather!
Ash

Grand Rapids, MI

#47 Jul 3, 2008
Limbs on trees broken in yard. and in the neighbors woods..4 large trees basically exploded from lightning..my neighborhood was a little messy after that blew through

“michigan weather?!?”

Since: Apr 08

middleville mi

#48 Jul 3, 2008
did any1 see that the sky was like green when the 2nd storm came thro,i never seen it before it was kinda creepy

“michigan weather?!?”

Since: Apr 08

middleville mi

#49 Jul 3, 2008
Charles wrote:
Heavens,it's only typical West MI weather!
lol with out the palm trees

“michigan weather?!?”

Since: Apr 08

middleville mi

#50 Jul 3, 2008
Allendale Mc Donald wrote:
When the second round of the storm hit two 13 year old girls found them selves in the blowing of rain and wind as well as tree limbs. They went to McDonalds for shelter. They were scared and cold. The manager turned them away as the workers inside agrued for them to let these frighten wet girls in. In a panic they ran towards the True Value store close to McDonalds where without hesitation the employees inside pulled them in to safty where they were able to call home for help to get picked up. Thank you True Value for your caring. McDonalds you have just lost some buisness. I tried to talk to the General Manager and was not given his phone number , nor would they give me Corperate number.
look it up on line..ya their are ppl out their that just dont care about others..i work at dollar general we let out customers stay in the store until the rain lets up or the storm passes..thats what brings them back to ur store letting them take shelter until they pass..i will not let the lit kids that are rideing their bike or walk leave until it passes

“Keeping my fingers crossed ...”

Since: Aug 07

Life's enduring gifts

#51 Jul 3, 2008
weather or not wrote:
whatever you think good or bad WOOD8 is the only station that will turn a thunderstorm into an all day program. Do we really need to know about someones bumper that fell off during the storm or the clouds and rain that were in a location a half an hour ago.....they like to hear themselves talk.
WZZM did it too. Nearly two solid hours of the same old, same old.
kathy from Holland

United States

#52 Jul 3, 2008
Thanks to everyone who is helping clean up!! Got a guy outside cutting up branches and hauling them!! Been doing it all day!!!

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