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Tornado warning issued for Huron County

A tornado warning was issued for Huron County July 24.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for northeastern Huron County until 5:15 p.m.

According to the NWS, a waterspout was confirmed just offshore over Port Austin, moving east at 45 mph.

The storm had the potential to cause flying debris, mobile homes will be damaged, and damage to roofs, windows and vehicles could occur. Tree damage was also likely.

The NWS estimated the tornado would be near Port Hope around 4:45 p.m.

"Take cover now," the alert reads. "Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris."

Other areas of the county were also under weather warnings or watches. There were also reports of weather sirens going off in Bad Axe and Harbor Beach.

At this time the Tribune has not heard of any damage from the storms. If you see damage reach out to or call 989-245-7140.

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