Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Drone footage provided to WISN 12 NEWS by videographer Branden Bodendorfer shows the scope of the damage left by the twister, which struck at about 7:25 p.m. Tuesday.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the devastating tornadoes that hit last night", Governor Walker said.

The National Weather Service (NWS) is conducting assessments to determine the strength of the tornadoes. The tornado swept into the mobile home park in western Wisconsin on Tuesday, as a storm system also pounded parts of at least seven states from Texas to near the Canadian border with heavy rain, high winds and hail. Cattle have been killed, but he says he has no immediate reports of human injuries.

The Storm Prediction Center received 29 reports of tornadoes and 115 reports of wind damage from the long line of storms.

At this time, no volunteers are needed and Fitzgerald urged curious on-lookers to stay away so that cleanup crews and utility companies could work.

Authorities have released the name of a man who was killed when a tornado tore through a mobile home park in northwestern Wisconsin.

The two tornado deaths from Tuesday's storms bring the nation's 2017 total up to 34 fatalities, more than 2016 in its entirety (18) and nearly as many as 2015 (36), according to Patrick Marsh, the warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center. He said at least one child was among the injured.

Danny Ringer, the Elk City Fire Department chaplain, said that tornado killed 53-year-old Bo Mikles.

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The apparent tornado damage was near Chetek, WI, Mobile home Park known as Prairie Lake Estates.

The weather service says the twister packed winds of 120 to 130 miles per hour, or even slightly stronger, when it hit the trailer park near Chetek on Tuesday evening. Sheriff Fitzgerald said the severe damage is between Chetek and Cameron on Highway SS.

National Weather Service meteorologist Rick Smith says two supercells began in the Texas Panhandle on Tuesday then moved into Oklahoma.

Seever said that Gavin worked at the turkey farm across the road from his mobile home that was also slammed by the storm.

"There was several trailers here that were gone, and not here anymore", said Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald.

First responders searched through the rubble overnight. Pictured is an image of the Tornado damage in Oklahoma.

Officials from Wisconsin Emergency Management, Department of Natural Resources, State Patrol and many other state agencies will be on standby and continue to monitor severe weather inside the Emergency Operations Center.