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National Weather Service now confirms 6 tornadoes hit Wisconsin Monday night

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Wisconsin (News Release) - A second major line of severe storms swept across southern Wisconsin Wednesday morning. This storm triggered a Tornado Warning for Dane and Jefferson counties in southern Wisconsin but no touchdown was reported. Multiple trees and power lines were down from La Crosse to Madison to the Milwaukee metro area due to strong winds. Tree and minor house damage is reported in Dane in northern Dane County along with multiple trees down in Cottage Grove and Madison’s West side. Fortunately no major damage or injuries are reported at this time.

The National Weather Service now confirms six tornados touched down across southern Wisconsin during the late evening and early morning hours of June 16-17, 2014.

Two (2) EF-1 and EF-3 tornados in Dane County.

Two (2) EF-1 and EF-2 tornadoes in Grant County.

Two (2) EF-1 tornadoes in Green County.

Outages – Here is a summary of power outages as of 10 a.m. Wednesday morning.

MG&E: 8,079 Alliant Energy: 7,968 Xcel Energy: 1,096 We Energies: 86 Total: 17,229

Looking Ahead – The Storm Forecast Center continues to have most of Wisconsin at a “slight” risk for more severe weather today. Wisconsin Emergency Management continues to monitor the situation.

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