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A line of severe thunderstorms moved across much of central and east-central WI during the late morning and early afternoon hours on July  20, 2019. Widespread tree and power line damage was reported. 

The worst damage occurred from Wood/Portage counties eastward into the Fox Valley and lakeshore. Trees were uprooted or snapped and several structures were damaged as a result of straight-line winds and six weak, fast-moving tornadoes.

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