Platteville, WI – June 17, 2014 – Just after midnight today, a tornado touched down in several places in the southwest side of the city causing a great deal of damage, but no reported fatalities.
The business district at the intersection of Hwy. 81 & Business 151 received a lot of the damage. It included damage to well known restaurants such as DQ, KFC, and Dunkin Donuts. A residential district on top of the hill behind the DQ, had a great deal of damage with trees down, vehicles turned over and houses damage.
The UW-Platteville stadium had flood lights broken off and bleachers destroyed. See Video of damage. mwnews.net Additional still photos.