Richland Center, WI: Richland County Emergency Management announces that the severe thunderstorm which hit Richland County early in the evening Wednesday, May 29, 2013 caused serious damage to the O’Brien Brothers, Mobil 1 Lube Express, and Center Café buildings. These facilities are located on Highway 14 East in Richland Center.
The Gotham area also received significant damage and various power outages are being reported throughout the area. No injuries have been reported at this time and the potential threat of a tornado is no longer of concern. Citizens in the area should travel with caution as there are several trees and power lines down. Richland County Emergency Management officials and other public safety officers continue to survey the area for damage.
For immediate release: May 29, 2013