Friday, 23 June, 2017

Tornadoes Flatten Homes and Structures in Wisconsin, Oklahoma

Laurie Berry | 19 May, 2017, 19:16

In Iowa, the storms damaged homes and other buildings and knocked down trees, limbs and power poles, leaving thousands of people without power. Fire Chaplain Danny Ringer told reporters at the scene late Tuesday that one person was known dead from the twister, although details were lacking.

The BGCO DR's Mobile Command Center will be stationed at First Baptist Church in Elk City, where all Baptist volunteer efforts will be coordinated.

Walker will survey what's left of the Prairie Lakes Estates Mobile Home Park near Chetek Wednesday afternoon where 46-year-old Eric Gavin was killed. Fitzgerald also says there are at least 25 injuries reported.

Residents of the Prairie Lake trailer park have been picking through the rubble looking for anything salvageable.

Chetek Mayor Jeff Martin tells KSTP-TV that several turkey barns in the area were also hit hard. "The thunderstorm continued to move east-northeast through Rusk County with numerous reports of damage".

Throughout Wednesday night, Pritchard says they will continue to monitor keep everyone up to date on the severe weather, to make sure everyone is taking the right safety precautions.

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Emergency management officials in Grant County reported a gust that hit 68 miles per hour in Cuba City, and wind felled tree branches in the Hazel Green area and debris was blowing across the highway in Ellenboro. Homes and structures were severely damaged as separate EF2 twisters struck a mobile home park in Wisconsin and a subdivision in Oklahoma. The National Weather Service reported a touchdown in the area just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. He estimates the park had around 50 homes.

Manning said the same tornado that came from the southwest hit the Elk City housing addition Fairway near the municipal golf course. Mikles' pickup was reportedly tossed several hundred feet by the tornado.

Large tornadoes struck areas of Oklahoma and Wisconsin, killing two and injuring dozens on Tuesday.

The National Weather Service listed more than 20 reports of tornadoes from Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Wisconsin.

All severe modes are possible including strong tornadoes, baseball size hail and damaging winds exceeding 80 miles per hour.

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