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A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 11 p.m. for our entire viewing area. The storms will rumble into Southeast Wisconsin late in the evening…likely after 8 or 9 p.m. For Milwaukee, after 10 p.m.
Below is the outline of the watch box. The watch includes areas from Fond du Lac and Sheboygan south to Lake Geneva and Kenosha. Just click on the image to enlarge.
Here is a list of the main threats with any thunderstorms that turn severe this evening and overnight.
- Large Hail – Quarter size or larger
- Strong Wind – 40-60 mph
- Heavy Rain 1.00″ or more
If you would like to track the thunderstorms just use our interactive radar…it can zoom down to any storm cell or your backyard! Just click the link below.
A warm front continues to reside just to the south of the Wisconsin and Illinois border. Milwaukee remained cloudy, damp, and foggy Wednesday afternoon with temperatures only in the 40s. Rockford and Chicago soared into the 70s during the afternoon. Look at the surface map below from 6 p.m…incredible!
The cool air is locked in for tonight and Wednesday…so expect a cold rain tonight and Wednesday.
Please post your storm reports and also rain totals to the comments section of the blog so that we may include them on WISN 12 News at 10 p.m. and also from 5-7 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Stay with Weather Watch 12 for the latest!