MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A couple in their 90s is in the hospital after a tornado destroyed their western Wisconsin home.
The National Weather Service says an EF3 tornado that touched down in the Elk Mound area Tuesday night.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
The family of 94-year-old Norm Johnson says the storm sent him flying out of a second-story window.READ MORE: More Than 1 Million Wisconsin Residents Have Been Vaccinated
He and his wife Helen were on the ground yelling for help until someone finally found them. Norm has multiple broken bones, while Helen escaped with bumps and bruises.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins