COLFAX, Wisconsin — The National Weather Service says a weak tornado has struck the western Wisconsin town of Colfax, but damage reports are minor.
Law enforcement tells the weather service the tornado damaged a gas station and knocked down trees Friday afternoon. No injuries are reported.
Weather service technician Ross Carlyon tells the Leader-Telegram (http://bit.ly/1lVVTAFhttp://bit.ly/1lVVTAF ) the tornado hit without warning. Carlyon says it was a "very fast-moving thunderstorm" that briefly dropped a weak tornado.
The tornado hit around 3:15 p.m.
Colfax is a town of about 1,100 about 75 miles east of Minneapolis.
Information from: Leader-Telegram, http://www.leadertelegram.com/http://www.leadertelegram.com/