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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1231 AM CDT Wed May 17 2017

...Damage Surveys Planned for Wednesday in western Wisconsin...

Damage surveys will occur Wednesday in Polk, Barron, and Rusk
counties in western Wisconsin to assess tornado damage that
occurred in these counties with a thunderstorm that moved through
on the evening of May 16th.

The teams will determine the number of tornadoes that occurred
with this storm along with the intensity and track length and
width of the tornado or tornadoes.

At this time one fatality is known have occurred north of the town
of Chetek, WI. This was the first tornado fatality in WI since

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