Low pressure moving along a strong warm front situated just south of Wisconsin on Wednesday resulted in strong thunderstorms over much of the area during the late afternoon and early evening. A few of the thunderstorms turned severe producing damaging wind gusts and sporadic damage.
The map below shows Local Storm Reports received at the National Weather Service office in Sullivan through 7 pm on Wednesday.
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This second image shows the Local Storm Reports received after 7 pm Wednesday. Click the map to visit our Local Storm Report Graphic Page.
Individual text Local Storm Reports can be viewed here.
The thunderstorms produced brief heavy rainfall in a short period of time at many locations, resulting in minor street and rural flooding. Some areas received between 1 and 2 inches of rain in 30 minutes. Below is an analysis of the 24 hour rainfall reports received Thursday morning by 7 am CDT.
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Check here for a list of specific 24 hour rainfall reports from around Wisconsin.