Month: July 2021

Severe Storms Expected, Especially into Wisconsin

Today: Severe Storms Expected, especially this evening in Wisconsin What: Severe thunderstorm with a risk for damaging wind, large hail, and tornadoes Where: Highest risk in Wisconsin Timing: Evening time frame (6PM - MIDNIGHT) Impacts: Damaging wind could knock down trees, power lines, farm buildings and damage crops. Large hail could damage property and crops. ACTION: Stay weather aware!  Have … Read More

Heat Advisory in Effect For Wednesday

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM CDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Heat index values of 100 to 105 expected. * WHERE...Portions of southwest and west central Wisconsin, north central and northeast Iowa, and southeast Minnesota. * WHEN...From 10 AM to 9 PM CDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat … Read More

Hot and Humid Tuesday and Wednesday

Heat and humidity build back into the area through the middle of this week. Heat index values will approach 100 degrees Tuesday before reaching as high as 105 on Wednesday. Periodic shower and storm chances will also be possible through the middle of the week. What: Hot and humid with heat index values of 95-100 on … Read More

Some Severe Thunderstorm Warnings will alert on Smartphones soon.

(NWS) July 22, 2021 - Severe thunderstorms can be life-threatening, but not all severe storms are the same. Hazardous conditions range from tornadoes, large hail storms, and widespread straight-line winds called derechoes, to cloud-to-ground lightning and flash flooding. Starting August 2, the National Weather Service will better convey the severity and potential impacts from thunderstorm … Read More

Smoke and hazy skies, Air Quality Alert in effect

Air Quality Alert in effect for southeast Minnesota and western Wisconsin into tonight. Smoke from western wildfires continues to be carried into our region, with fine particulates perhaps making their way down to near the surface. While the general public is not likely to be affected, sensitive groups (such as children, older adults, those with … Read More

Severe Storms Expected Wednesday

Key Messages ➔ Severe weather increasingly likely on Wednesday ➔ Potentially 2 rounds of storms: ◆ Round 1: line of storms sweeps eastward from mid-morning to mid afternoon ◆ Round 2: additional storms develop and push east from late afternoon thru evening ➔ All thunderstorm hazards will be possible: ◆ Damaging winds, hail, heavy rain, … Read More

Thunderstorms expected to develop in the next 48 hours

Showers and Thunderstorms for Tuesday - A slow moving cold front will enter the area Tuesday into Wednesday. The chance for showers and thunderstorms will increase into Tuesday and Tuesday night. Heavy rain is possible with these storms and there is a level 1/5 Risk for severe thunderstorms for Tuesday. The severe weather risk is … Read More