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Official Word

Stoughton Area Long Term Recovery Board

Dane County "fast track" permit information

Dane County Home Page - Other county resources may pop up here

National Weather Service - Wisconsin's Record Tornado Outbreak

Town of Dunn - Has specific tornado information for residents.

Charity Programs

ClearChannel's "Shop For Stoughton" (WIBA 1310, ESPN 1070, Z-104, etc.)

Tornado Chaser Scott Weberpal's Charity Video ($20, more than 60% of the purchase price goes to the Stoughton Area Tornado Relief Fund)

External Media Coverage

CapTimes and WSJ "Stoughton Tornado" Article Search

CapTimes and WSJ Archived Photos ("Merlin-Net" Watermarked; hi-res versions for sale)

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal Slideshow

"Channel 3000" Slideshow - (It's Madison's CBS3 - don't worry about the site's weird name!)

Madison NBC15 Amateur Slideshow

Madison ABC27 Amateur Slideshow - (Gone after less than a week?)

Janesville Gazette Slideshow

More Photos and Slideshows

ToddTown.com - Stoughton Tornado - By some strange coincidence, this was the the family I helped on Tuesday, August 30. (We chopped off and hauled the garage and other debris into about four dumpsters.) In any case, check out the 1) full page scan of the Wisconsin State Journal, 2) the picture of the woman holding up the tornado picture.

TSTMS Likely - Andy's (Wehrle) Wisconsin Severe Weather and Tornado Site - Andy, a trained spotter, also sent in a harrowing first-person account of the tornado as it passed two blocks north of his house

yahoo.com - beenz777's Tornado 2005-08-18 - Rumor has it these were shot from the same location, perhaps by the same guy, who shot the "Big E" video. (His name may be Eric Olson - not sure yet.)

UW CIMSS August 18 Tornado Outbreak

Midwest Severe Storm Tracking / Response Center - August 18, 2005 - Quite a few great shots of the tornado from the north side of Stoughton.

Flickr.com - Aug 18, '05 Wisconsin Tornado Outbreak / Pool - No tornado or damage pictures but great pictures of clouds instead.

smugmug.com - Stoughton Tornado Damage - This is another photo collection.

SportsShooter.com - Jeff Frings - This fellow has posted three shots of destroyed houses taken from the air.


American Red Cross - Badger Chapter (Madison, WI)

Salvation Army - Dane County, WI

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Madison, WI

"www.StoughtonTornado.org" is owned by Jonathan G. Lampe This not-for-profit web site hosts a scrapbook covering the August 18, 2005 Stoughton area tornado. The photo of the tornado in the header was taken by Jerry Currie and is used with his permission. Copyright is claimed only to protect my right to publish my own (rather sparse) original content; you are free to make copies of my original content. Archived and attributed content (e.g., images and articles) may be subject to individual copyrights. Sources, attribution and original publisher are listed to the best of my ability. This site is not an official publication nor am I officially connected to the Stoughton Area Tornado Relief Fund or the Long Term Recovery Board , although I consider myself a "booster".