39-year anniversary of storm that ripped through Western Wisconsin

WEAU-TV 13 - 07-15


EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)-- On this date 39 years ago, Western Wisconsin was the target of one of the worst storms to hit the Chippewa Valley. That night in 1980, a line of storms rolled through and caused widespread damage throughout the area. Winds reached as high as 112 miles an hour when the storm hit.