Tornado destroys home in southwest Wisconsin
MADISON- Wisconsin emergency management officials say a tornado destroyed a home in southwest Wisconsin on Tuesday night.
Wisconsin Emergency Management spokeswoman Lori Getter said Wednesday that no one was injured when the EF2 tornado struck the home in Bloomington. She says it destroyed a home and damaged four outbuildings.
The National Weather Service says the tornado had winds between 115 and 120 miles per hour, and was on the ground for two minutes. Officials estimate that it traveled two-tenths of a mile and was 70 yards wide.
It touched down around 7:40 p.m. as part of a storm system that rolled across southern Wisconsin bringing rain, hail and strong winds.