tornadoes

Authorities say tornadoes last week in the Fox Valley caused about $25 million in damage to private property.

Wm. Glasheen/Post-Crescent Media (Appleton, WI)

Two tornadoes and powerful winds whipped through parts of Wisconsin late Tuesday and early Wednesday. The storms flattened structures, including barns and a church.

Confronting the Challenges in Rebuilding After a Tornado

Jun 24, 2013
courtesy National Weather Service

June is, historically, the busiest month for tornadoes in Wisconsin.

But the state's severe weather can vary wildly from year to year.  Only four tornadoes touched down in Wisconsin in 2012.  The year before, there were forty.  

courtesy Krachel Greenwood

It’s been almost six weeks since an EF5 tornado ripped through the city of Moore, Oklahoma.  The tornado was more than two miles wide, with winds estimated at 210 miles per hour, and it killed 23 people and injured almost 400.

Susan Bence

Wisconsin is moving toward the time of year that produces the most tornadoes here. June has been the most common month for tornadoes to occur in Wisconsin. The average number to hit each year is 21.