Wisconsin storms Tornadoes, Storms in Wisconsin Injure Five, Damage Scores of Homes By Marge Pitrof • Jun 17, 2014 Powerful winds and heavy rain rattled southern Wisconsin overnight. Storm experts concluded Tuesday afternoon that three tornadoes also touched down. Central and Northeast Wisconsin Work to Recover from Severe Storms By Marge Pitrof • Aug 8, 2013 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.