MILWAUKEE -- A tornado warning was canceled for the southeast part of Washington County Wednesday evening, May 9, but not before FOX6 News viewers captured funnel clouds on camera. The National Weather Service will be conducting a storm survey across southern Washington County Thursday morning.
The above video was captured by Steve Becker in the area near Holy Hill in Hubertus in Washington County.
FOX6 News viewer Erik Schulz captured this picture near County Q and Highway K near Monches in Waukesha/Washington County.
FOX6's Suzanne Spencer in Washington County Wednesday evening:
John Bosanec was in his bedroom at his home off Augustine Road in Washington County when it happened.
"Right about 5:00, sunny, heard wind and in the bedroom, looked out the window and everything was flying!" said Bosanec.
He soon noticed 10 trees down, and a trailer had flown across the property. The above video shows the damage.
"It's gonna be expensive. We'll see how good of insurance I have," said Bosanec.
Update on tornado warning for Washington County from the FOX6 Weather Experts:
FOX6 News viewer Ben W. captured video of a spinning cloud spotted in the Richfield area on Wednesday afternoon:
"Sure enough... a big column of cloud toward the ground and I see it rotating," Weber told FOX6's Suzanne Spencer. "It was crazy to come across! The sky -- watched it go for a good five minutes to the east. It was neat to see. A once-in-a-lifetime thing, but hopefully I'll never see a tornado again."
FOX6 News viewer Russell P. share the following video from Hubertus:
The National Weather Service says this tornadic thunderstorm remained over mainly rural areas of southeastern Washington County, including Richfield, Hubertus and Holy Hill.
Here's a look at some of the damage spotted in the Hubertus area, courtesy of FOX6 News viewers Brian and Cara:
Meanwhile, in Fennimore in Grant County on the western side of the state, although no tornado sighting reports were phoned in to the 911 center and radar data did not indicate the presence of a tornado, several images circulating on social media appear to depict a funnel or small (F0) tornado passing through that area. The images have been forwarded to the National Weather Service office in La Crosse.
No injuries were reported.
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