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The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook. The weather outlook took immediate effect at 3:26 a.m. this morning. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east-central Wisconsin, south-central Wisconsin and southeast Wisconsin.

Racine, Kenosha, Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Iowa, Dane, Jefferson, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Lafayette, Green, Rock, Walworth counties are being affected by this.

Hazardous Weather: What’s Expected

As most of the region has already seen, the National Weather Service states that showers and thunderstorms are expected at times today throughout the evening. Note that there will be a chance for a few strong-to-severe thunderstorms. Those stronger storms are estimated to occur during the afternoon hours today. Those with the best chances for severe storms will be east of a line from Monroe to Fond du Lac.

Potential Damage

The largest threat to these counties is large hail and strong wind gusts. Hail damage could occur. Strong wind gusts may lead to potential debris and damage to trees and outdoor items. Secure your outdoor furniture, move cars into garages or away from trees to be safe.

The National Weather Service additionally reports that very windy conditions are expected on Thursday due to strong low pressure over the northern Great Lakes. The extended weather forecast for Racine and Kenosha can be found on the National Weather Service’s website.


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