The Rusk County Sheriff’s office received five reports of funnel clouds and a tornado during the storm on Monday, July 15.

6:53 p.m. — Report of a funnel cloud with full rotation near the Cenex Station in Weyerhaeuser.

6:57 p.m. — Report of cloud on the ground near the Sand Plant in Weyerhaeuser.

6:59 p.m. — Report of 2 funnel clouds with ground contact near the Sand Plant in Weyerhaeuser.

7:17 p.m. — Report of a small rotation of clouds near the ground 3 miles west of Bruce, WI

7:25  p.m. — Report from a storm chaser that a funnel cloud was near the Indeck Plant south of Ladysmith.

Rusk County did not receive any major damage due to the storm. All damage was limited to trees and power lines. The National Weather Service is in Rusk County today assessing and investigating the damage.

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