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NWS confirms tornado touched down in Verona; 9th confirmed in wake of statewide storms


VERONA, Wis. — The National Weather Service in Milwaukee has confirmed a tornado touched down in Verona early Thursday morning, making it at least the ninth confirmed tornado caused by severe weather that swept across the state.

A total of 4 tornadoes were confirmed in Dane County.

NWS officials said the tornado touched down in Verona at 12:47 a.m.

After surveying multiple damaged areas in southeastern Wisconsin on Thursday, the NWS confirmed at least six tornadoes touched down. Friday afternoon the NWS confirmed a tornado east of Wales.

The Verona tornado brings the statewide total to at least nine.