NWS to survey damage to confirm Wednesday evening tornado touchdown in Rock Co.

BELOIT, Wis. — The National Weather Service will survey an area of damage near Beloit Thursday to confirm whether a tornado touched down in the area Wednesday evening.

A brief tornado touchdown was reported around two miles northeast of Newark around 6:50 p.m. Video posted to social media shows a tornado on the ground near the area of Paddock Road.

Other areas along Highway 213 west of Beloit reported wind damage as the storm moved through.

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