Interstate closures and numerous damage reports were just some of the effects felt by Wisconsin residents Wednesday after a host of tornadoes touched down in the state.

After the epic derecho in Indiana, severe thunderstorms rumbled through Wisconsin, as well as parts of Iowa and Illinois, and conjured up the first tornado in the late afternoon on Wednesday in Oakdale, Wisconsin; this was one of several that touched down in the eastern portion of the state.

Posted BY: Strange Sounds

Multiple tornadoes were reported between Oakdale and neighboring Tomah, Wisconsin, with a large tornado causing a partial closure of I-90 and I-94.

Motorists on Interstate 90 were stuck in a standstill in the early evening hours Wednesday, with officials rerouting traffic due to multiple tipped-over semi-trucks.

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