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Tornadoes In Oklahoma, Wisconsin Leave 2 Dead

Tornadoes In Oklahoma, Wisconsin Leave 2 Dead

Barton County spokeswoman Donna Zimmerman said the tornado that formed near Pawnee Rock remained on the ground for up to 15 miles (24 kilometers) before dissipating.

With more storms possible, Pritchard says the next 48 hours could hinder relief effort in Barron County.

Tornadoes reportedly touched down in four other states, including Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Wisconsin, killing two people and injuring dozens of others.

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.

The governors of Wisconsin and Oklahoma toured the destruction in their states Wednesday, and residents were allowed to sift through the wreckage. One person died and multiple others were injured, officials told KOCO.

Wisconsin Emergency Management Spokesperson Tod Pritchard says their priority is helping tornado victims in Barron County, but they are also keeping a close eye on the severe weather.

Cockrell said it is still early in tornado season and storms have been slightly below average at this point in the year. The forecast bull's-eye of the storm includes Wichita, Kansas, and rural areas of southern Kansas and western Oklahoma.

The majority of damage occurred on the south side of the city, the Elk City Police Department said in a statement.

The National Weather Services said that a trained spotter had reported a tornado touching down down in the area at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

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

Over a dozen tornadoes were reportedly spawned by powerful storms that raced through a swath of the central USA stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes on Tuesday evening.

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Just off of County Highway SS in Chetek, Wisconsin, you can see the wake of the tornado's path. Empty lots are where mobile homes once stood.

This item has been corrected to reflect that the tornado killed a man in northwestern Wisconsin, not the northeast of the state.

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Forecasters are predicting a tornado outbreak in the Southern Plains on Thursday, the latest in a stormy week that has raked the country's midsection and left three people dead.

Now that everyone was accounted for, the trailer park was being released back to owners, who would then release the individual trailers back to their respective residents. Damage survey teams will assess locations, strengths and numbers of tornadoes.

Assessment crews were headed out Wednesday to determine the extent of the damage.

Later in the evening, Fitzgerald confirmed the one person killed was a male and that authorities believe he was found in his residence.

The severe weather also caused extensive damage to several turkey barns across from the mobile home park.

Chetek Mayor Jeff Martin told KSTP-TV that numerous emergency vehicles went to the trailer park.

People impacted by tornadoes in Elk City were permitted to return to their homes with day passes valid between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. CDT on Wednesday. He said his sister also had a 2-month-old grandson, Nolan, in the home when the storm hit, and they had nowhere to go but the bathtub. He added that the storm totally wrecked 40 homes and 75 severely damaged another 50 to 75. The storms were accompanied by downpouring rain, strong winds and some states experienced hail, as well.

Fitzgerald said all local law enforcement had responded to the mobile home park, along with 12 area ambulances and six fire departments. He estimates the park had around 50 homes.

"The worst", Fitzgerald said the extent of the damage.


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