A Severe Thunder Storm causes significant damage in Albion, Michigan.
Driving around Albion resembles a war zone after a severe storm hit Albion, Michigan, in the Afternoon of August 11th, 2021.
Albion College Campus had six vehicles damaged extensively by downed trees. Irwin Avenue and the surrounding neighborhoods had damage to homes and cars. A gentleman named Mark suffered an unfortunate misfortune; two of his vehicles were damaged by downed trees.
Live powerlines are lying on the ground, severed by fallen trees and branches. Roads currently closed due to downed trees and powerlines are Pine Street heading east, Haven at Hannah Street, Austin Avenue at Superior Street, Erie Street heading west pas Dalrymple, and Porter at Mingo Street.
Victory Park and Riverside Cemetery are closed to the public due to downed trees.
Albion currently has over 700 residents without power, and Consumers Energy estimates power will not be restored until 8/14/2021. Albion has more Severe Thunderstorms forecasted to start between 10:00 pm and Midnight EST.