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Flooding in Dane County and Delavan Tornado

An unseasonably dynamic storm for August affected southern Wisconsin Monday, 8/20 into the morning of Tuesday, 8/21. Torrential rainfall was highest in and around Dane County (particularly west of Madison,WI), where several rainfall measurements exceeded the 10 inch mark. As a result, major flooding has been reported in this area. Across the rest of southern Wisconsin, rainfall reports generally ranged from one half to around two inches. In addition to the rainfall, there was one severe weather report, a brief tornado rated EF-0 was observed in Delavan, WI.

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