MADISON - An
eastern Wisconsin village is picking up the pieces after a tornado
struck its downtown.
Weather Service said Saturday morning that an EF1 tornado hit
Brandon, a village of about 1,000 people in Fond du Lac County,
around 5:40 p.m. on Friday. An EF1 tornado is the second weakest
tornado on the Fujita scale, packing winds up to 112 miles per
A news outlet
reports damage was limited to a four-to-six block area. About 25
homes were damaged with windows knocked out or shingles blown off.
No one was injured but the entire village is without power.
Utility crews hoped to have power restored to about half the
village by evening.
Department of Transportation said state Highway 49 was closed
because of debris on the roadway.