Two tornadoes confirmed in Wisconsin from Saturday's storms
HIGHLAND, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Two tornados have been confirmed in Southwest Wisconsin from Saturday's storm on Aug. 8.
UPDATE: Officials now say the twister was a high EF-3 was in Boscobel with max winds of 160 mph.
An EF-1 was also confirmed near Highland with max winds of 90 mph.
Wisconsin's 2021 tornado count is now at 18 tornados. The average number of tornados for the state in a year is 23.
According to @NWSMilwaukee Wisconsin is up to 18 tornadoes for the year. Yesterday’s Boscobel, WI tornado was rated EF-3 with winds of 150 mph. Last EF-3 was Elk Mound on 9-24-19!— Drew Burgoyne (@CBS58Drew) August 8, 2021
NWS has confirmed two tornadoes in SW WI from yesterday: An EF-3 tornado in Boscobel with max winds of 150 mph, and an EF-1 near Highland.— Sam Kuffel (@SamKuffelWx) August 8, 2021
This brings Wisconsin's tornado count to 18 on the year. Average is 23. #wiwxpic.twitter.com/z3LNLoiU16