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Summary of Strong Winds Associated with Passing Line of Thunderstorms - March 6-7, 2017

A passing cold front caused a line of strong thunderstorms to move across southern Wisconsin during the late evening on Monday, March 6th into the overnight hours on Tuesday, March 7th. Wind gusts of 50 to 60 mph were associated with this line of storms. A few trees were blown down and several small structures sustained damage.


Radar Loop

radar loop​

Photographs of Damage

hartford tree damage tree down St. Peter
tree damage - Glendale Bristol tree damage
Rock County damage1 Rock County damage 2
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Rock county damage 5 Rock county damage 6
Rock county damage 7  


Peak Wind Graphic

The below graphic estimates the maximum wind gusts that occurred across south central and southeast Wisconsin​ from the peak wind reports submitted to the National Weather Service.  

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