Confirmed: Two tornado touchdowns in southern Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – UPDATE: The National Weather Service confirms that two tornadoes touched down in Jefferson County last night, one as a EF-1 and another EF-0. The smaller of the two landed near Fort Atkinson. Strong storms pushed through southern Wisconsin Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, downing trees, knocking out power and causing flooding…

Several injured as result of EF-3 tornado in western Wisconsin

The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department states multiple injuries occurred Tuesday night due to a tornado. The first involved a semi driver on Highway 29 in the town of Wheaton. Witness video showed several semis overturned. Another person was injured when a mobile home was overturned. And several people who rely on electric medical devices needed…

Possible EF-2 tornado tears through Dunn, Chippewa Counties

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) — At least one confirmed tornado touched down in western Wisconsin on Tuesday night, with a large amount of damage centered near the line separating Chippewa and Dunn counties. WEAU crews observed at least three semi-trailers overturned along State Highway 29, northeast of Elk Mound. Houses and other structures were also…

Damage surveyors confirm 6 tornadoes hit Minnesota, Wisconsin in July 28 outbreak

Six tornadoes have been confirmed to have touched down – four in Minnesota, two in western Wisconsin – during a short-lived severe weather outbreak on Sunday, July 28. The National Weather Service sent out crews to assess damage where tornadoes were suspected to spinning up between 3:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m., and they were able…

National Weather Service says 4 tornadoes touched down in our area

NORTHEAST WISCONSIN, Wis. (WBAY) – The July 20th storms caused widespread damage all over Northeastern Wisconsin. Two teams from the National Weather Service were out today determining how many tornadoes touched down. The preliminary local storm report states that there were three tornadoes in Outagamie County, and one in Waupaca. The first tornado touched down…

Three tornadoes reported in Friday storms

MOSINEE and WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI (WSAU) — National Weather Service forecasters have confirmed that three tornadoes touched down Friday evening during a round of severe weather that’s also prompted a disaster declaration in the city of Wisconsin Rapids. First, an EF-1 tornado was confirmed near Mosinee at 8:25 PM. It was on the ground for…