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NWS confirms three tornadoes from Wednesday night storms


MILWAUKEE — The National Weather Service in Milwaukee has confirmed at least three tornadoes touched down in eastern Wisconsin as a result of Wednesday night’s severe storms.

The first of the three, an EF1 tornado, was confirmed in Jefferson County near Concord. The NWS said it happened at roughly 1:15 a.m. Crews were still working to determine the tornado’s path length as of 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

Images taken by our photographers near Concord show multiple buildings completely destroyed, siding from a house littered throughout a nearby tree and a garage support beam resting on top of a parked car.

NWS officials said the second tornado touched down in Waukesha County near the intersection of Highway D and Townline Road. The tornado was given an EF0 damage rating.

Thursday afternoon, NWS officials confirmed a third tornado, an EF0, touched down just southwest of Watertown around 1:05 a.m. Crews are still working to determine the tornado’s path length.