Tornado in Stoughton, Wisconsin Saturday night, 1st in state in 2022
At approximately 9:53 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2022, a strong thunderstorm moving through Dane County spawned an EF-1 tornado just southeast of downtown Stoughton, WI.
Milwaukee - At approximately 9:53 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2022, a strong thunderstorm moving through Dane County spawned an EF-1 tornado just southeast of downtown Stoughton, WI. The tornado traveled about 5 miles, with max winds of 95mph, knocking down power lines and causing damage to homes and buildings in the area.
The track ended just before reaching I-90 but not without leaving a lengthy damage path about 50 yards wide and power outages in much of the Stoughton area.
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