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Heavy rain and thunderstorms impacted southern Wisconsin during the afternoon and evening hours on June 18, 2018. A cold front was moving southward across the state in a very saturated atmosphere. Rainfall amounts of  1 to 2 inches fell in as little as 30 minutes north of downtown Milwaukee, resulting in stalled cars in some areas. Storm total amounts were 3 to 5 inches in parts of Milwaukee and far southern Wisconsin, including Clinton and Beloit. Thunderstorms caused downed trees in some areas of Racine and Kenosha counties, as well as the Janesville area.



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