MILWAUKEE — At least four tornadoes touched down in Wisconsin overnight, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service first reported Thursday that a tornado was confirmed to have hit in Jefferson County near Concord around 1:15 a.m., according to their preliminary survey. The preliminary damage rating was EF1. The path length and other details are to be determined.
**Prelim Survey Results**— NWS Milwaukee (@NWSMilwaukee) July 29, 2021
Damage near Concord, WI (Jefferson County) has been confirmed to be a tornado, with a preliminary damage rating of EF1. The tornado occurred at approximately 1:15 AM CDT on July 29, 2021. Path length and other details still TBD.
A second tornado was later confirmed to have touched down in Waukesha County, near Wales and Waukesha. The preliminary damage rating is an EF0.
**Second tornado confirmed**— NWS Milwaukee (@NWSMilwaukee) July 29, 2021
A storm survey has confirmed a tornado with a preliminary damaging rating of EF0 in Waukesha County. Damage is centered around the intersection of Hwy D and Townline Rd., ESE of Wales and WSE of Waukesha. Additional details TBD.
The National Weather Service has confirmed a third tornado early Thursday, just southwest of Watertown.
The NWS preliminary storm survey found damage along Hilltop Road just north of Highway A. The EF0 tornado happened just after 1 a.m.
**Additional tornado confirmed near Watertown, WI**— NWS Milwaukee (@NWSMilwaukee) July 29, 2021
NWS storm survey found preliminary EF0 rated damage just SW of Watertown. Damage is along Hilltop Rd just north of Highway A. Tornado occurred at approximately 1:05 AM CDT on July 29, 2021. Path length and other details TBD.
And the service confirmed a fourth tornado south of Dousman near a cemetery on Highway Z. The EF1 tornado path was 2.19 miles long with a with of 100 yards. Peak winds are estimated to be 100 mph, according to the NWS.
**4th tornado confirmed**— NWS Milwaukee (@NWSMilwaukee) July 29, 2021
NWS storm survey found EF1 rated tornado damage south of Dousman, starting near a cemetery on Highway Z. The tornado path was 2.19 miles long with a with of 100 yds. Peak winds estimated to be 100 mph.
Damage to buildings, trees and power lines was seen across the region following severe storms with heavy winds overnight.
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Two NWS crews are surveying damage across the region, focusing on Jefferson and Western Waukesha counties.