National Weather Service confirms tornado in Madison

MADISON, WIs. (WBAY) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF 0 tornado touched down on Madison's east side late Saturday afternoon.

The National Weather Service says October tornadoes in Wisconsin aren't common, but they are not unprecedented.

Showers that moved through the east side of Madison on October 7, were strong enough to produce a tornado with 70-80 mph winds along East Washington Avenue.

The National Weather Service says it was on the ground for about 10 minutes from 4:58 to 5:08 p.m. causing about 5 miles of damage.

No injuries were reported.

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