A violent storm causes a tornado and a strong wind in Wisconsin
Interstate highway closures and numerous damage reports were only part of the impact felt by Wisconsin residents after the numerous tornadoes in Wisconsin on Wednesday. Heavy thunderstorms that struck Wisconsin and parts of Iowa and Illinois caused the first tornado in Oakdale, Wisconsin late Wednesday afternoon. This was one of several that landed in the eastern part of the state. Multiple tornadoes have been reported between Oakdale and the adjacent Toma.