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Siren in Burnett County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Burnett County Tornado

Memorial

 
 
Burnett County Tornado Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 12, 2011
1. Burnett County Tornado Marker
Inscription. On Monday, June 18, 2001, at 8:20 p.m. an F3 tornado with gale-force winds of over 200 miles per hour blew through southern Burnett County and eastern Washburn County leaving in its wake a path of destruction through the townships of Bashaw, Daniels, Dewey, La Follette, Siren, Wood River and Village of Siren, shattered lives and broken dreams...but more than that a desire to rebuild and began again.

Lives lost: 3 Number injured: 14 Total time on ground: 69 minutes Total distance traveled: 41 miles Widest point of tornado's path: 1/2 mile Buildings destroyed or damaged: 550 Land damaged: 51,000 acres Estimated monetary damage: $17 million plus
 
Location. 45° 47.715′ N, 92° 22.857′ W. Marker is in Siren, Wisconsin, in Burnett County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 35 / 70 north of Park Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Crooked Lake Park. Marker is in this post office area: Siren WI 54872, United States of America.
 
Also see . . .  Siren, Wisconsin. (Submitted on June 18, 2011.)
 
Categories. Disasters
 
Burnett County Tornado Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 12, 2011
2. Burnett County Tornado Marker
Sign at Park Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 12, 2011
3. Sign at Park Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 653 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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