Another storm leveled the Prairie Lake Estate Mobile Park near Chetek, Wisconsin, about 110 miles northeast of Minneapolis. He also added that when the responders first came to the scene there were a lot of people yelling and asking for help. Mayor Jeff Martin in nearby Chetek (sheh-TEK') says turkeys can be seen wandering in the damage.
As the tornado continued on it crossed the street and hit a Jennie-O turkey farm, destroying 6 of their barns. "Please monitor the Barron County Sheriff's Department Facebook page for further updates".
Another person was killed when a twister hit a housing subdivision in Oklahoma, CNN reported.
Two people died in Wisconsin and Oklahoma after severe storms ravaged the Central United States Tuesday. The circulation and high winds in a tornado can easily rip or even toss a mobile home, which frequently would not have a foundation.
In a special report, a major storm rages from the southern portion of the country to the northern lakes on Tuesday and even took two lives in the state of Wisconsin and Oklahoma. A Particularly Dangerous Situation tornado watch has been issued by NOAA's Storm Predition Center until 8 PM CDT for parts of western Oklahoma and northwestern Texas, including Woodward and Altus in Oklahoma and Wichita Falls, Texas.
Storms barreled through a large swath of the central US and tornadoes reportedly touched down in four other states, including Kansas, Nebraska, Texas and Oklahoma, where another man was killed trying to flee to safety.
Along the line, a massive tornado struck Elk City, Oklahoma early in the evening.
The department said seven to eight homes in Rusk County were damaged or destroyed by Tuesday's storm.
The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management remains activated due to the effects of severe weather and the threat for continued severe weather this week, officials said in a news release. In Wisconsin dozens of mobile homes were scattered after a tornado slammed into a trailer park in Barron County.
"It looks like most of the storms are trending downward", Barnes said. "Some strong, long-lived tornadoes are expected, along with hail to near 4 inches in diameter, over parts of Kansas and Oklahoma", forecasters at the center said.
"We ended up on the rubble, glass and stuff underneath us", said Gloria Myer, who lost her home.
In Elk City, Oklahoma, officials confirmed 1 death, but a total number of injuries is unknown at this time. In 2011, when devastating tornadoes struck in Joplin, Missouri, and in Alabama and MS, 111 of the 551 people killed nationwide in tornadoes, or 20 percent, were in mobile homes, according to the Storm Prediction Center website.