October 26th, 2010
08:30 PM ET

2 injured after tornado touches down in Wisconsin

An tornado touched down near Somers, Wisconsin, in Kenosha county at 7:47 a.m. on Tuesday morning, a National Weather Service damage assessment team has confirmed.

Two injuries were reported. The tornado lasted six minutes and traveled northeast from Somers in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, to Graceland Cemetery in the city of Racine, Wisconsin, the National Weather Service said. Numerous uprooted trees, snapped and downed power poles and roof damage to several buildings was reported. Several parked tractor-trailers were also tipped over, according to the National Weather Service.

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  1. kevin james

    I had a friend-jordan- who was said to be killed by the tornado...

    October 26, 2010 at 11:45 pm | Report abuse |
    • Steve O

      Wow I'm just blown over at the thought of your poor, poor friend.

      October 27, 2010 at 5:47 am | Report abuse |
  2. Michelle

    Sorry to hear that. Hope it turns out to be inaccurate info.

    October 26, 2010 at 11:56 pm | Report abuse |
  3. merle

    @kevin hope they are wrong

    October 27, 2010 at 12:14 am | Report abuse |
  4. raleigh mc

    I wonder if the tornado had anything to do with the plane going down? That wouldn't be pleasant.

    October 27, 2010 at 9:21 am | Report abuse |
  5. Bond, James Bond

    steve, even less comical than me, and such a thought could only be expressed by a truly pathetic individual. I mean that was just an amatuer joke, leave the funny stuff to us professionals

    October 27, 2010 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  6. B

    i wonder why dont all those extremely overwieght, lazy, social service sucking, uneducated, scuzzy, resource draining, pigs, just sit your fat as.s on the couch, watch jerrysringer and hold down your trailers

    October 27, 2010 at 11:12 am | Report abuse |
  7. Bond James Bond

    yes, quite!! And pass the mayo, my double bacon and bacon club sandwich is a liitle dry, try dipping the bacon in butter next time. And i'll have a small diet coke!!! Ha!

    October 27, 2010 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |