Possible tornado reported near Escanaba

ESCANABA — A possible tornado has reportedly touched down just 3 miles west of Escanaba, according to Escanaba Public Safety.

Reports came in at about 5:45 p.m. Officers are urging people to stay away from the area, and use alternate routes if possible.

Further information will be released to the public when possible. A tornado could still be in the area, so officers are urging members of the public to take cover.