50-year-anniversary of the Macomb County tornado - FOX 35 News Orlando

50-year-anniversary of the Macomb County tornado

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MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. (WJBK) - On May 8, 1964, an F4 tornado moved through Macomb County at 4:59PM.

This tornado moved from north of Mt. Clemens, across southern St. Clair county and then into Ontario, Canada.

Chesterfield Township was in the path of the strongest tornado to ever hit Macomb County and was responsible for 11 deaths and 224 injuries.

There's an event on Sunday, May 17 to commemorate the event.

Chesterfield Township Historical Society
47395 Sagebrush


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