50th Anniversary of Famous Grand Rapids Tornado

Today is the 50th Anniversary of a famous tornado outbreak, which included an F3 tornado that started in Grandville, moved through the south side of Grand Rapids, through East Grand Rapids and all the way to Ada.  That twister injured 32 people on that Friday afternoon.  At least 10 tornadoes touched down in Michigan, half of them causing injuries.  Tornadoes touched down in Kent, Allegan, Barry, Muskegon, Ionia, Ingham, Cass, Clinton and Eaton Counties.  We had one F4, one F3, six F2, one F1 and one F0.   Pic. of damage in Oak Lawn IL – southwest of Chicago.  The…