Major damage reported in Richmond after strong storms move through Monday night

Posted at 6:35 AM, Aug 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-30 18:26:23-04

People are continuing to clean up in Richmond in northern Macomb County after severe storms moved through the area on Monday night.

Chopper video shows damage in Richmond following Monday's storms

Those storms left hundreds of thousands without power, but ripped roofs and signs off of buildings in Richmond, knocking down tall trees.

Storm causes extensive damage in parts of Richmond

Thankfully, there were no reported injuries in Richmond.

Macomb County storm damage

Michigan State Police say the winds led to widespread power outages and the damage seen in the video above. That is unconfirmed, and a tornado warning or watch was never issued for the area.


"Richmond PD requested assistance from area first responders and troopers , county and local officers responded. Troopers assisted with citizen welfare checks in damaged areas, blocked roadways due to downed powerlines/trees and helped evaluate the extent of damage," MSP said.

We'll have more from Richmond on Tuesday during 7 Action News.