Sheboygan, WI (WHBL-Learfield) - Wisconsin had its first major tornado-and-thunderstorm damage of the season last night. No deaths or major injuries were reported, as possible tornadoes ripped down trees, power lines, and at least some barns and houses in central and north central Wisconsin. Twisters were spotted at Gleason in Lincoln County, Little Chicago and Hamburg in Marathon County, and Arkdale and Cottonville in Adams County. There was also a possible tornado near Wautoma, where high winds took down a 100-year-old oak tree, and other fallen trees blocked Highway 73. At least several homes or barns were blown down at Fremont in Waupaca County, Stockbridge in Calumet County, Kaukauna in the Fox Valley, and Armstrong Creek in Forest County. La Crosse had tennis-ball-sized hail that damaged about 15 homes and several vehicles. Part of a roof was blown off a convenience store in Neenah. Osseo in Trempeleau County had numerous windows broken due to high winds. And Green Lake had minor street flooding. Funnel clouds were spotted at Denmark east of Green Bay, and at Dale west of Appleton, Necedah in Juneau County, and Oakdale in Monroe County. There was also a funnel cloud spotted at Winneconne near Oshkosh, where baseball-sized hail caused damage. Winds hit 70-miles-an-hour at Oshkosh, and parts of southern Wisconsin also had high winds and hail.
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