MADISON (WKOW) -- State officials say clean up continues Tuesday following an early morning storm system that moved into southern Wisconsin.
The National Weather Service reports the storm moved through the area between 4:00-6:00 a.m., with winds gusting between 50-60 mph. State officials with the Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center says there were no reports of injuries or deaths. Numerous streets and roads were blocked due to falling tree debris and power lines.
Officials in Rock County are conducting damage assessments Tuesday morning following the storm. The hardest hit areas were along the Wisconsin/Illinois border - specifically the Beloit area. The city of Beloit's Emergency Operations Center was opened in response to the storm. Numerous trees and power lines were down. At least 7,000 were without power at first, but utility crews continue to get customers back online. The YMCA sustained minor roof damage.
In Green County, the storm blew down numerous trees and power lines. A car dealership in Monroe had a window blown out. Officials say there was minor roof damage to some homes, and some scattered power outages.
Officials also say minor storm damage was reported in Lafayette, Sauk and Iowa counties.
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