Wednesday's Severe Weather and Rainfall (updated 10 am Thu)

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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 24 hour rainfall valid 7 am Thursday - southern WI  24 hour rainfall ending 7 am Thursday - Wisconsin

Check here for a list of specific 24 hour rainfall reports from around Wisconsin.

NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan

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