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PHOTOS: Tornado touches down near Grand Rapids, Michigan

Severe thunderstorms moved through western Michigan on Saturday afternoon with some of the storms producing damaging tornadoes.

Rain and thunderstorms began to move into the western portion of the state late in the morning, but the strongest storms did not develop until early in the afternoon.

One thunderstorm in particular tracked over the southwestern part of the state and produced a long-lived tornado threat as it moved from Bangor to Grand Rapids, a distance of over 50 miles.

A tree that fell onto a house near Grand Rapids, Michigan. (Twitter Photo/@katergatorrr)

The damaging storm brought down trees and power lines, leading to thousands of power outages across the area.

There have not been any immediate reports of injuries due to the storm.