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Winter Storm Continues to Impact Eastern U.S.

Heavy snow and ice accumulations are likely to produce hazardous travel, downed trees, and power outages through Monday for portions of the eastern U.S. Heavy snow is expected downwind of the Lower Great Lakes and across the higher elevations of New England on Monday. Strong winds and coastal flooding will be possible along the Atlantic coastline. Read More >

Overview

Several supercell thunderstorms developed during the morning and early afternoon hours of Thursday, July 18, 2019, starting around 11 AM near Moose Lake, MN. The first storm produced half-dollar size hail near Foxboro, WI, before dissipating. Another supercell thunderstorm developed near Chaffey, WI, and tracked east-southeastward to a few miles northwest of Solon Springs, WI. The storm then made a right turn and moved into the town of Gordon, WI, where it produced a tornado. The tornado lifted a few minutes after it formed in Douglas County. The supercell storm gradually weakened as it moved across southern Bayfield County and dissipated near Namekagon around 4 PM.
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