Flint est une ville du comté de Genesee, dans l’État du Michigan, aux États-Unis.Avec une population d'environ 125 000 habitants, c'est la quatrième plus grande ville de l’État, et (en 2017) la ville la plus pauvre du pays, 45 % des habitants vivant sous le seuil de pauvreté .
This was the deadliest tornado in Michigan history and the 10th deadliest in United States history. Most of the casualties and damage occurred in the unincorporated community of Beecher. The tornado was one of eight tornadoes that touched down the same day in eastern lower Michigan and northwest Ohio.
The plant was a massive automobile manufacturing complex in the northeast of Flint, Michigan. Elements of the 235-acre (950,000 m 2) complex dated from before 1904, when it was known as Flint Wagon Works. Once General Motors assumed operations all aspects of Buick vehicles were constructed, and it became known as Buick City in 1985.