National Weather Service confirms yet another tornado in northeast Wisconsin from May 21’s severe weather outbreak

WASHINGTON ISLAND, Wis. (WFRV) – The National Weather Service in Green Bay has provided an update regarding the severe weather that rolled through northeast Wisconsin on May 21, sparking multiple warnings in the area.

The total number of tornadoes in northeast Wisconsin has risen to four after damage survey crews found that an EF-1 tornado touched down on Washington Island in Door County at around 10:30 p.m.

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Crews estimate that peak winds reached 90 miles per hour, and damages included uprooted trees, snapped branches, a collapsed outbuilding, and more.

Additionally, crews provided more information on the Kaukauna tornado that touched down one mile northeast of Combined Locks shortly before 9:00 p.m. Based on radar analysis, the path has been slightly extended to 2.69 miles. The tornado eventually ended one mile north of Little Chute at 9:02 p.m.

The Kaukauna tornado’s estimated peak wind speed was 100 miles per hour, and damage consisted of snapped tree branches, uprooted trees, and minor damage to buildings.

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There were no reported injuries or fatalities in any of the tornadoes in northeast Wisconsin on May 21. Wisconsin has officially reached 21 tornadoes before the end of May, which comes as a surprise because the year-to-year average is 23.

As summer is still yet to come, Wisconsin is sure to surpass the year-to-year average and could potentially break records should severe weather continue to roll through the state at the rate it has in the last week.

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