June 22, 2015 – Thunderstorms swept the area just as people were starting their day. High winds, lightning, heavy rains, and in some places hail. Before it was over sheds were overturned, houses damaged, power-lines downed, roads blocked by fallen trees, and area forests had many trees bent in homage to the passing storm.
In Crawford County there was a lot of damage in the Wauzeka, Steuben area. In Grant County, Lancaster and Cassville received the most damage.
Update - From Crawford Co. Sheriff - Heavy Rain, High Winds and Hail caused extensive damage throughout Crawford County Monday Morning June 22, 2015. Homes were damaged with one mobile home considered destroyed. Roofs damage, widows and siding damage due to trees being blown over. A number of power poles were down and roads closed due to trees and flooding.
Anyone with building damage to report may call Crawford County Emergency Management at 608- 326-0266.
Gloria Wall, Public Health reminds private well owners to have their wells tested if they were flooded. Test Kits and more information is available at Crawford County Public Health 608-326-0230.
Update - It’s offical: TORNADO 2...RURAL CRAWFORD COUNTY WISCONSIN
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.3 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 35 YARDS
START DATE: JUN 22 2015
START TIME: 850 AM CDT
START LOCATION: 4 MILES NORTH OF WAUZEKA
START LAT/LON: 43.1375 / -90.8889
END DATE: JUN 22 2015
END TIME: 852 AM CDT
END LOCATION: 3 MILES SOUTH OF STEUBEN
END LAT/LON: 43.1408 / -90.8632
SURVEY SUMMARY: EVIDENCE WAS FOUND IN TREES ALONG
KICKAPOO VALLEY ROAD NORTH OF WAUZEKA.
EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.
EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH