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JUST IN: Gov. Whitmer adds Ionia County to emergency declaration due to tornado damage

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday amended a recent state of emergency declaration to include Ionia County which was hit by two tornadoes on June 26, along with extensive rainfall.

Whitmer declared a state of emergency for Wayne County after heavy rainfall caused severe flooding, damaging infrastructure and private property. Huron, Ionia and Washtenaw counties were added to the emergency declaration following the completion of local damage assessments.