Severe storms roll through southern Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - As severe storms and tornado warnings roll through southern Wisconsin, local officials are confirming power outages and damage throughout the area.
The Dane County Sheriff’s Office confirmed around 1:30 a.m. that there was damage in Cross Plains, with significant power outages in the Village of Marshall.
The Alliant Energy Outage Map showed around 2 a.m. Thursday morning that over 35,000 people in Wisconsin were without power. Madison Gas & Electric’s outage map also showed over 1,000 customers were without power around the same time.
The Jefferson County Dispatch confirmed around 1:45 that debris was “down everywhere” and they were working to respond to calls.
Late Thursday morning, Gov. Tony Evers declared a State of Emergency that extended across all of Wisconsin, saying, “Last night’s storms affected communities from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan, leaving many regions with widespread damage.”
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