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Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threat for the Southern Plains Today; Severe Thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley

Heavy rains are leading to an elevated concern for flash flooding across parts of Oklahoma and Texas today, and this heavy rainfall will spread slowly east over the weekend. Severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes across parts of the Northeast and Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. Significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

...Severe Storms Possible this Afternoon and Evening...

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening across southern Wisconsin.

Main Hazards:

  • A Few Tornadoes
  • Damaging Winds
  • Large Hail
  • Heavy Rainfall

We're expecting thunderstorms to begin developing within the next few hours. Initially, these storms will be relatively weak and isolated, but will gradually intensify and become more widespread as we move into the late afternoon.

Here is the latest video update on the severe potential.

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Here is a graphic that lists the thunderstorm risk categories from the Storm Prediction Center:

(Key to interpreting categories/colors)

Here is a zoomed-in look at the (Day 1) Storm Prediction Center Convective Outlook for southern Wisconsin:

Here is that same outlook for a broader region:




Regional Radar Views:

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Links of interest:

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