National Weather Service Issues Severe Weather Alert for Marathon County

Severe Weather Alert Issued by the National Weather Service

Issued by the National Weather Service
For Marathon County, Wisconsin
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 2PM CDT WED …SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND TORNADOES POSSIBLE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING… THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. THE STORMS ARE LIKELY TO PRODUCE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS. LARGE HAIL AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO POSSIBLE. ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO BE SUPPORTIVE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF TORNADOES WITH THE SEVERE STORMS. NOW IS THE TIME TO PLAN WHAT ACTIONS YOU WILL TAKE TO ENSURE YOUR SAFETY IF SEVERE WEATHER OCCURS! BE SURE TO CLOSELY MONITOR UPDATED FORECASTS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. IF YOU ARE GOING TO BE ENGAGED IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING, BE SURE TO ADEQUATE SHELTER IS AVAILABLE AND CAN BE ACCESSED QUICKLY. THE GREATEST RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS IN CENTRAL AND NORTH-CENTRAL WISCONSIN WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 200 PM AND 600 PM. THE GREATEST RISK IN NORTHEAST AND EAST-CENTRAL WISCONSIN WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 500 PM AND 800 PM.