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UPDATE: Sunday tornado confirmed in Iowa County

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IOWA COUNTY (WKOW) -- Iowa County Emergency Management (ICEM) says an EF2 tornado hit rural, northern Iowa County on Sunday.

ICEM says the National Weather Service confirmed on Monday that the tornado hit about 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

Emergency officials say one house was destroyed and several homes lost roofs in the township of Dodgeville. Numerous farm buildings were damaged along with downed power lines and trees.

Emergency Management Director Keith Hurlbert is asking drivers to avoid traveling on roads in the northern half of Iowa County.

Any property damaged should be reported to Iowa County Emergency Management at 608-935-0329. 


IOWA COUNTY (WKOW) -- Iowa County Emergency Management says there is damage from the severe storm Sunday night in the northern part of the county.

You can report any property damage to Iowa County Emergency Management at 608-935-0329.

27 News crew was in the town of Hyde, north of Ridgeway.  On Highway H, there were downed trees and branches.  Outdoor furniture was scattered everywhere.

Keith Hurlbert, director of Iowa County Emergency Management said they've called the hospital and there were no reports of injuries from the storm.

"We are going to make sure we check all residences and such. It takes a while for all of that to get done. We want to make sure we cover all the bases," Hurlbert said. Hurlbert also said he will team up with the Iowa County Sheriff's Department today and go door to door assessing damage.

Iowa County Emergency Management tells us that the roofs of three homes were blown off. They say they can't confirm at this time if it was actually a tornado that hit last night. The National Weather Service will be out sometime today to determine that.


IOWA COUNTY (WKOW) -- Iowa County Emergency Management confirms northern rural Iowa County has sustained unconfirmed tornado damage from a storm that hit the county around 10:30 p.m. Sunday night.

Iowa County Emergency and the Sheriff's Office is requesting citizens avoid travel on roads in the northern half of Iowa County and allow emergency responders and public works to do their jobs by avoiding these areas. Please report any property damage to Iowa County Emergency Management at (608) 935-0329.

Be aware that downed power lines, broken glass and exposed nails are some dangers you may encounter when assessing damage or cleaning up after a storm. Please be cautious when entering any structure that has been damaged and wait until it has been checked by a gas and electric utility, as well as a licensed contractor or building inspector to make sure it is safe to re-enter.


IOWA COUNTY (WKOW) -- Iowa County officials confirm damage from a strong storm Sunday night.

The Iowa County Sheriff's Office and Iowa County Emergency Management Agency say they have gotten multiple reports of storm damage in the county.

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