Area under thunderstorm watch

August 7, 2013

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As the area is under a severe thunderstorm warning, trees and power poles are across roads in parts of the county, especially the northeast. Fountain and Free Soil/Meade fire departments have both been dispatched. Ludington Fire Dept. has also been called out. See out Facebook or Twitter pages for updates.

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued the following weather advisory:

Mason County
Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 10AM EDT WED

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 480 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN MICHIGAN THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL MICHIGAN CLARE GRATIOT ISABELLA MECOSTA MONTCALM OSCEOLA IN WEST CENTRAL MICHIGAN LAKE MASON MUSKEGON NEWAYGO OCEANA THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF

ALMA

BALDWIN

BIG RAPIDS

CLARE

FREMONT

GREENVILLE

HART

LUDINGTON

MOUNT PLEASANT

MUSKEGON AND REED CITY.

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