Dane County tallies weather damage

A vehicle parked along Jenifer Street is damaged by an uprooted tree after an overnight storm toppled trees and damaged properties in the neighborhood on the Near East Side of Madison, Wis. Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Officials have declared a state of emergency in Dane County in order to make storm damage recovery assistance available to residents who need it. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, John Hart)
A vehicle parked along Jenifer Street is damaged by an uprooted tree after an overnight storm toppled trees and damaged properties in the neighborhood on the Near East Side of Madison, Wis. Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Officials have declared a state of emergency in Dane County in order to make storm damage recovery assistance available to residents who need it. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, John Hart)

MADISON (AP) – Dane County emergency managers estimate damage from this week’s severe weather at more than $15 million.

County Executive Joe Parisi says tornadoes in Verona and Madison Tuesday and severe weather in eastern Dane County Wednesday damaged more than 250 homes and several businesses and public buildings. Two homes were destroyed and beyond repair.

WISC-TV says the public buildings include Country View Elementary, where the storms caused $4 million in damage. The county has passed its estimate to state officials who will decide whether to apply for federal aid.

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