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Tornadoes in Wisconsin and Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Tornadoes in Wisconsin and Oklahoma leave 2 dead

He says he and his wife drove away to safety and returned just after the twister left the area to find the park in ruins.

Daily said he walked among the debris and helped free a man who was buried under a refrigerator and debris. Cattle have been killed, but he says he has no immediate reports of human injuries. Eric Gavin was killed and about two dozen others were injured when the twister churned through the area Tuesday evening.

Tornado-ravaged mobile home park residents sift through debrisMILWAUKEE (AP) - An army of volunteers will help those affected by a devastating tornado recover in Barron County.

More than 27 people were injured in all and 17 of them were taken by ambulances to hospitals.

Strong winds caused a small plane to flip over at Eppley Airport in Omaha, Nebraska, Tuesday, NWS reports.

Governor Scott Walker declared a State of Emergency for Barron, Jackson, and Rusk counties following tornadoes and damaging storms.

The high winds were no match for the 50 to 60 trailers in the park 110 miles northeast of the Twin Cities. Officials are now assessing what affected residents may need.

As dazed survivors wandered around screaming and crying, Black said he and his wife, Shelly, tended to several wounded trailer park residents, applying ice packs and cleaning up blood as best they could. Some people were trapped in their trailers.

Possible tornadoes were spotted over Weyerhaeuser, Wisconsin, near McLean, Texas, and in Bucklin, Kansas, Tuesday.

Beckham County Emergency Management Director Lonnie Risenhoover told the Associated Press "a lot of tornado damage" was reported in the Elk County area.




In eastern Nebraska, winds damaged homes, farms and businesses and left thousands of people without electricity.

Just off of County Highway SS in Chetek, Wisconsin, you can see the wake of the tornado's path.

Red Cross spokesman Luong Huynh (loon ha-when) says 30 to 50 people came through a reception center at Mosaic Telecom in Cameron after the destructive tornado hit nearby Tuesday.

Severe storms slammed Iowa on Wednesday afternoon and evening with winds frequently gusting past 70 miles per hour. Fire officials say at least one person died and that dozens of homes have been destroyed or severely damaged. The fatal tornado was a part of a storm system that swept through parts of seven or more states all the way from Texas to close to the border of Canada. A short time later, while cooking supper with his wife, Black said the tornado picked the entire trailer about five foot off the ground before slamming it back on its foundation.

"We're pretty certain it's a tornado", said Bill Borghoff, lead meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

Scattered tornadoes have been reported in the nation's midsection. Pictured is an image of the Tornado damage in Oklahoma.

Chetek Mayor Jeff Martin tells KSTP-TV that numerous emergency vehicles have gone to the trailer park.

Reports indicated 2-inch diameter hail hit in Polk County and hail also hit the community of Somerset hard in St. Croix County, Griesinger said.

Just one of the many stories we expect to hear from residents there in the coming days and weeks as the look to recover from the storm.

One home collapsed and first responders rescued an occupant.


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