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Temperatures Well Above Normal in the Southwest & California; Snow Possible in the Northern Plains

Much above average temperatures will continue from California, through the Southwest and into the Great Basin, with poor air quality due to ongoing wildfires. Elsewhere, a slow-moving storm over the Northern High Plains will reach the Upper Great Lakes by Wednesday. This system will produce areas of snow, rain, and freezing rain. Rainy weather will also continue over parts of Florida. Read More >

Overview

Severe thunderstorms moved across northern Wisconsin the previous evening. Just over 12 hours later, 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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