At least two people died on May 16, 2017, as powerful thunderstorms rolled through central US, especially Oklahoma and Wisconsin.
At least 27 tornado reports and 150 hail/large hail reports from Texas to Wisconsin. The weather attack continues oer the plains.
As seen on these first videos, the destruction is total at Prairie Lake Estate Mobile Park near Chetek after the Wisconsin’s tornado.
“The mobile home park contained 50 – 60 trailers and several of them are totally destroyed. 17 people were transported from the scene to area hospitals with approximately 5 – 10 more with minor injuries that refused treatment. One 46-year-old man was found deceased.”
Another person was killed in Elk City, Oklahoma where a tornado destroyed at least 40 homes and damaged 50 to 75 others severely.
Multiple people were trapped under rubble and injured.
By 10:35 UTC (05:35 CDT), a total of 27 tornado sightings were reported to the National Weather Service across the five states of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Wisconsin.
But it is not close to and end: Severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes are expected across portions of the southern and central Plains on Thursday and Thursday night.