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Tornadoes strike from Texas to Wisconsin

Posted at 7:07 PM, May 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-17 00:19:10-04

A line of severe thunderstorms struck the central United States on Tuesday, leaving a trail of destruction from Texas to Wisconsin.

Along the line, a massive tornado struck Elk City, Oklahoma early in the evening. The Elk City tornado killed one person. 

Helicopter footage from News 9 in Oklahoma City showed extensive damage, as a large portion of a subdivision was destroyed by Tuesday's twister.

Around the same time, a tornado hit Barron County, Wisconsin. The tornado in Barron County killed a resident. 

As of late Tuesday evening,  22 tornadoes have been reported to the Storm Prediction Center.