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Search & Rescue team from Wisconsin helps in Joplin

Rescue dogs played a pivotal role in the search for survivors in Joplin. More>>

Madison native survived Joplin tornado

The devastation in Joplin, Missouri hit close to home for a Madison family. More>>

Madison journalists helping journalists in Missouri

The Society of Professional Journalists-Madison chapter with the help of Madison media helped raise nearly $500 to help tornado survivors in Joplin, Missouri. More>>

WI officials urge residents to take precautions after rash of tornadoes

Wisconsin Emergency officials are urging residents to take precautions after devastating tornadoes tore through the Midwest, and an above-normal number touched down in the state. More>>

Summers of Destruction: 1984

Summer is a great season in Wisconsin, but it's also a time of the year that puts some people a little on edge. More>>

Bus camera records La Crosse tornado

We're getting a firsthand look at what it was like when the tornado hit in La Crosse. More>>

Summers of Destruction: 2005

It's been an especially destructive year already for severe weather around the country, and for some people here in southern Wisconsin, those images hit very close to home. More>>

Officials: Five tornadoes hit Wisconsin Sunday

The National Weather Service confirmed five tornadoes hit parts of the state on Sunday, causing at least $15 million in damage. More>>

Gov. Walker tours tornado damage in La Crosse

La Crosse was the hardest hit of the Wisconsin cities where tornadoes touched down Sunday night.  On Monday, Governor Scott Walker visited homeowners and businesses. More>>

UPDATE: Deadly tornadoes, wind, hail hit Midwest

At least 116 people are reported dead in Joplin, Missouri, after a tornado touched down there.  Plenty of damage to the south side of La Crosse, also from a reported tornado.  More>>

Prepare for an emergency

DANE COUNTY (WKOW) – The recent storms are a reminder of the need to be prepared for any kind of emergency. More>>

Expert look at cause of deadly storms

MADISON (WKOW) -- Experts say this is probably the most violent year of storms in half a century. More>>

Reports of tornado in La Crosse

A powerful storm has hit La Crosse, severely damaging the Kmart store, tearing roofs from homes and possibly trapping some residents inside an apartment building. More>>

Mpls. Police: 1 dead after tornado hits

Minneapolis Police tell our ABC affiliate, KSTP that one person has died after storms hit the North Minneapolis area Sunday afternoon. More>>

More than 320 people killed in southern storms

Emergency officials have raised Alabama's death toll to 238, bringing the total number killed in seven states from devastating tornadoes to 329. More>>

4th grader starts penny drive for tornado victims

Communities in Wisconsin are coming together to rebuild after tornadoes swept through earlier this month. More>>

Tornado damage not eligible for federal aid

The April 10th tornadoes caused $25 million dollars in damage. More>>

Assistance for tornado victims in Adams County

There is still help out there for families and businesses impacted by tornados in Adams County. More>>

Deadly southeast storms head into Atlantic

A furious storm system that kicked up tornadoes, flash floods and hail as big as softballs has claimed at least 35 lives. More>>

Officials: 12 tornadoes hit Wis. on Sunday

Officials with the National Weather Service added two more tornadoes to Sunday's total, bringing it to 12. That's a new record for one day in April. More>>

Be severe weather savvy

Wake Up Wisconsin continues severe weather education More>>

Local, state officials continue to assess Sunday night's storm damage

Wisconsin tied its largest April daily tornado outbreak on April 10, 2011. Ten tornadoes were documented in central and northern parts of the state, including at least three strong tornadoes. More>>

At least ten tornadoes confirmed during Wisconsin storms

The National Weather Service confirms at least ten tornadoes touched down on Sunday, making it the biggest April tornado outbreak in Wisconsin history. More>>

Flood forecast in Portage

The National Weather Service has issued a flood forecast for the Wisconsin River in Portage. More>>

UPDATE: Reports of tornado touchdowns in Adams Co.

Crews are assessing damage from an unconfirmed tornado in the area of Big Flats/Cottonville Sunday night. According to Wisconsin Emergency Management, the damaged area stretches about 15 miles. More>>

Rising waters has some Sauk Co. residents relocating

Levee Rd. has been closed from Highway T in Sauk County through Columbia Co. More>>

Minor flooding already reported in several rivers

The National Weather Service says there is minor flooding in several Wisconsin rivers.

Those include the Mississippi River at La Crosse, the Black River in Jackson, La Crosse and Trempealeau counties, the Rock River in Rock County and the Fox River in Green Lake, Waushara and Winnebago counties. More>>

UPDATE: Flooding already along Wisconsin River

The National Weather Service is predicting parts of the Wisconsin River near Portage will rise more than a foot above flood stage by Monday.

Flooding has already begun in one neighborhood just south of the city. In Blackhawk Park on Saturday, there was water inching towards many doorsteps.
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Officials monitoring flood levels

(WKOW) -- Warmer temperatures can mean flooding for many areas in Wisconsin. Officials are monitoring water levels but no reports of severe flooding have been reported. More>>

Grant Co. businesses prepare for spring floods

More snow to the north means possible flooding to the south. Heavy rain and previous snow melt has forced The National Weather Service to issue flood warnings all along the Mississippi River. More>>

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