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A Storm Expected To Impact The Central U.S.

A storm system will emerge from the Rockies and impact the Central U.S. through midweek. A swath of heavy snow is expected from the Central Rockies to the Upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Locally heavy rain with a marginal chance for excessive rainfall will be possible from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the South. The system will then shift into the East to produce a number of hazards. Read More >

Overview

***19 Total Tornadoes***

A potent line of severe thunderstorms moved through central Wisconsin on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018.  19 tornadoes were confirmed, stretching from Marquette county, east through Sheboygan county.  There was 1 EF2 tornado, 13 EF1 and 5 EF0 tornadoes (1 of those EF1s occurred in NWS Green Bay's area).  The amount of damage to trees and agricultural was staggering. 

Damage area:

 

 

Parnell Damage
Damage west of Brownsville, Fond du Lac County

Tornado #1 - Oxford
Marquette County

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 3:00 PM CDT 
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 90 mph
Path Length 0.65
Max Width 50 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment.

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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Oxford Oxford Oxford Oxford

 

Tornado #2 - Endeavor
Marquette County

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 3:03 PM
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 90 mph
Path Length 1.80 miles
Max Width 75 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment.

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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Endeavor Endeavor Caption  

Tornado #3 - West of Marquette
Green Lake County

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 3:17 PM CDT
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 90 mph
Path Length 3.22 miles
Max Width 90 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment.

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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West of Marquette West of Marquette    

 

Tornado #4 - East of Marquette
Green Lake County

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 3:25 PM CDT
EF Rating EF-0
Est. Peak Winds 80 mph
Path Length 2.09 miles
Max Width 50 yeards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment.

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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East of Marquette Caption    

 

Tornado #5 - Alto, WI
FOND DU LAC COUNTY

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 3:55 pm CDT
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 100 mph
Path Length 4.71 miles
Max Width 175 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

Several trees uprooted, two houses with trees on them. A few trees toppled. Large swath of corn flattened. Large farm buildings and sheds damaged, one destroyed. Power poles leaning to the south along Hemp Rd.

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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Near Alto Near Alto Near Alto Near Alto

Tornado #6 - Brandon, WI
FOND DU LAC COUNTY

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:00 pm CDT
EF Rating EF-0
Est. Peak Winds 70 mph
Path Length 0.63 miles
Max Width 50 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

Video of the tornado via FDL County Sheriff.

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

       
       

Tornado #7 - Southwest of Oakfield
Fond du Lac County

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:04 PM CDT
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 94 mph
Path Length 4.54 mi
Max Width 100 yeards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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Southwest of Oakfield Southwest of Oakfield Southwest of Oakfield Southwest of Oakfield

 

Tornado #8 - South of Oakfield
FOND DU LAC COUNTY

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:08pm CDT
EF Rating EF-0
Est. Peak Winds 80mph
Path Length 0.14 miles
Max Width 50 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

Two large farm buildings sustained roof damage. A few uprooted trees. Minor siding and roof damage to a home.

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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South of Oakfield South of Oakfield South of Oakfield  

 

Tornado #9 - Southwest of South Byron
FOND DU LAC COUNTY

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:09pm CDT
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 100mph
Path Length 0.92 miles
Max Width 100 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment.

Track Map (#8 ON THE MAP)

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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WSW of South Byron WSW of South Byron WSW of South Byron WSW of South Byron

 

Tornado #10 - West of Brownsville
DODGE AND FOND DU LAC COUNTY

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:11pm CDT
EF Rating EF-2
Est. Peak Winds 125mph
Path Length 3.95 miles
Max Width 150 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment.

Track Map (#9 ON THE MAP)

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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West of Brownsville West of Brownsville West of Brownsville West of Brownsville

 

Tornado #11 - South Byron
FOND DU LAC COUNTY

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:11pm CDT
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 94mph
Path Length 0.15 miles
Max Width 80 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment.

Track Map (#10 ON THE MAP)

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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South Byron South Byron South Byron  

 

Tornado #12 - Brownsville
DODGE COUNTY

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:12pm CDT
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 107mph
Path Length 2.7 miles
Max Width 100 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment.

Track Map (#11 ON THE MAP)

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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Brownsville Brownsville Brownsville  

 

Tornado #13 - South Byron
FOND DU LAC COUNTY

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:16pm CDT
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 90mph
Path Length 3.05 miles
Max Width 100 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment.

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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South Byron  South Byron South Byron South Byron

 

Tornado #14 - Eden
Fond du Lac County

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:22 PM CDT
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 90 mph
Path Length 4.48 miles
Max Width 90 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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Eden Eden Eden Eden

 

Tornado #15 - 6mi ENE Eden
Fond du Lac County

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:27 PM CDT
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 100 mph
Path Length 4.05 miles
Max Width 100 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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6 ENE of Eden 6 ENE Eden 6 ENE Eden  

 

Tornado #16 - Dundee
Fond du Lac County

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:30 PM CDT
EF Rating EF-0
Est. Peak Winds 80 mph
Path Length 0.04
Max Width 80
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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Dundee Dundee    

 

Tornado #17 - 3mi N of Cascade
Sheboygan County

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:36 PM CDT
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 100 mph
Path Length 5.38 miles
Max Width 100 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

None at the moment

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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3N Cascade 3N Cascade 3N Cascade (Shed lifted away) 3N Cascade

 

Tornado #18 - 5 NE Oostburg
Sheboygan County

Date Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Time (Local) 4:57 PM CDT
EF Rating EF-0
Est. Peak Winds 80 mph
Path Length 0.3
Max Width 75 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0/0

Summary:

(Town of Wilson)

Track Map

Track Map EF-Scale

 

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Caption Caption    

 

The Enhanced Fujita (EF) Scale classifies tornadoes into the following categories:

EF0
Weak

65-85 mph
EF1
Moderate
86-110 mph
EF2
Significant
111-135 mph
EF3
Severe
136-165 mph
EF4
Extreme
166-200 mph
EF5
Catastrophic
200+ mph
ef-scale

Radar / Rainfall:

Heavy rain fell over the past two days, creating serious flooding in west central Wisconsin.

Radar Image Estimated Rainfall Monday through Tuesday Night
Radar Loop Estimated Rainfall Sunday-Tuesday

 

Below are radar loops depicting Reflectivity and Base Velocity from the KMKX WSR-88D for the labeled areas. 

Radar Image Radar Image Radar Image
Marquette/Green Lake Fond du Lac/Dodge Sheboygan

Pictures

photo Radar/Photo Radar/Photo Radar/Photo
Brownsville/Lomira Brownsville/Lomira 2 mi N Lomira 2 mi N Lomira
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Oxford Oxford

Oxford

Oxford
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Hingham Endeavor Endeavor Oakfield
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Cascade Cascade

Alto

 

Cascade

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Caption Caption Caption Caption
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Caption Caption Caption Caption

Storm Reports

Storm Reports Monday-Tuesday

Orange Dots: Flood Reports, Blue Dots: Wind damage/reports, Red Dots: Tornado reports


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