Western Wisconsin (WQOW) – The National Weather Service has confirmed fourteen tornadoes touched down in Wisconsin Friday and Saturday. Four of them hit western Wisconsin.
The first Barron County tornado touched down at 5:36 p.m. for 13 minutes near Horseshoe Lake. It was on the ground for 3 miles, and had wind speeds of 90 miles per hour. That one was deemed an EF-1. The second twister hit near upper Turtle Lake at about 5:45 p.m. and only lasted about six minutes. It was on the ground an estimated eight-tenths of a mile. That was determined to be an EF-0.
The Clark County tornadoes each only had a path of a quarter-mile. One was deemed an EF-0 and hit near Withee at about 7:19 p.m. with wind speeds of 85 miles per hour. The other was stronger, NWS investigators say it was an EF-1. That tornado hit about five minutes later, also near Withee. It had wind speeds of 110 miles per hour.