Storms batter and damage Jackson County overnight


Storms batter and damage Jackson County overnight

Update: The NWS has issued a Tornado Watch for Jackson County until 11 p.m. There is also a Tornado Warning until 6:15 p.m.

Heavy rain and wind covered northwestern Wisconsin and caused massive damage across the area Tuesday night.

Jackson County officials declared a state of emergency because of flooding, according to the Wisconsin State Department of Emergency Management.

Crews are removing trees blocking local highways and roads. Numerous roads are closed and/or damaged due to flood waters.

Portions of Hwy. 121 between Northfield and the county line are impassable due to water being over the road.

Kristina Page, Jackson …

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