Southern Wisconsin is in the crosshairs for a significant severe weather outbreak late this afternoon and evening, as strong deep layer wind shear will combine with very unstable conditions. The storms will be moving in shortly, reaching Madison by 5 PM and the Milwaukee area by 6-7 PM. If you experience severe weather, please send us a report!
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Here's our local and regional radar animations:
The Storm Prediction Center has put parts of southern Wisconsin in a Moderate Risk of severe weather. Widespread damaging winds and tornadoes would be the main hazards, with large hail also possible, especially toward the Illinois border.
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The best advice is to keep up with the latest forecasts, and any watches and warnings through this evening. Be sure to have a plan of action in case severe weather affects your location.
We should see another round of rainfall with the storms. Here is a 3-day total of estimated rainfall totals, through 6 am Thursday:
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Much cooler and less humid weather is expected for Wednesday through Friday. Right now, highs on July 4th look to be running in the 70s, with no rain forecast for all those parades.