“[It was] just a lot of stuff letting go. It wasn’t like super loud or nothing like that… you could tell something happened," Reichel said.
A long ditch stretching from one end of Reichel’s home to the other is what remains —Reichel said showing TMJ4 the damage inside would be too overwhelming, but he’s lived in his home for 28 years and said he never imagined he’d be dealing with something like this.
“There’s going to be a lot of clean up to do. I don’t know, it’s scary a little bit," he said.
When it comes to storm damage in the city of West Bend, Reichel probably got the worst of it. West Bend police said although a total of 18 roads where shut down between Sunday and Monday in the midst of the rain, only six homeowners reported flooding in the basement of their homes.