DEVELOPING STORY: A rare tornado caused catastrophic damage Friday afternoon in Gaylord, Michigan. At least one person was killed and at least 44 people were injured. The entire tornado was captured on video which you can see below.
Lt. Jim Gorno of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources described the scene in the area as being “catastrophic,” with cars flipped over and structures destroyed.
SMG’S news team has also compiled video footage and photos from social media postings.
Tornado touched down just a little bit ago in Gaylord MI. Just heard about it from some friends up that way. pic.twitter.com/Zyib3eVsLL— Louie G 🇩🇪🇲🇽🇺🇲 (@LouGarza86) May 20, 2022
Severe tornado damage in Gaylord, Michigan, where at least one person has died and dozens were injured after a rare tornado tore through the town this afternoon pic.twitter.com/pinEIkw6fA— Brendan Gutenschwager (@BGOnTheScene) May 21, 2022
One person has died and 44 are injured in Gaylord, Michigan tornado. https://t.co/zVrt8cfKD9— Dave Bondy (@DaveBondyTV) May 21, 2022
Michigan tornado causes 'catastrophic' damage https://t.co/srZ1KbL76z— KVOA News 4 Tucson (@KVOA) May 21, 2022
Earlier today there was a tornado in Gaylord, MI.— Sierra (@2ndBitchImShook) May 21, 2022
My mom was at the laundry mat when it suddenly touched down in front & they had to get behind dryers.
I am SO thankful she is ok just a bit of a nervous wreck since getting back..SO glad that it didn't come to Frederic.
Damage pix pic.twitter.com/rliLEnQFQi