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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 >


While the more widespread severe weather is expected across southern Wisconsin, a few strong to severe storms are possible across the area this afternoon ahead of a cold front. The greatest threat will be across central and eastern portions of Wisconsin. The potential for strong storms will end by early-mid evening.

The strongest storms could produce:

  • Damaging Winds (main threat)
  • Heavy Rain & Localized Flooding
  • Large Hail

Make sure you follow the forecast and have a way to get the latest weather information, including any watches or warnings. If you are planning outdoor activities in the risk area, have alternate plans in place, including knowing where the nearest sturdy shelter is, in the event severe weather threatens your area.

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