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Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >


Strong Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible:

  • Storms: Scattered strong to isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail will be possible across central and northeast Wisconsin today.  The most favorable time will be from 1 pm to 7 pm.
  • Flooding: Heavy rainfall will be possible with any storm, which could lead to localized flooding, especially after the recent heavy rains.  The area most at risk for flash flooding will be from Marshfield to Oshkosh where 1 to 3 inches of rain fell yesterday.

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 on land or water, 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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