Severe Weather Statement June 2nd

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Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
539 PM CDT Tue Jun 2 2020

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM CDT
FOR SOUTHWESTERN WOOD COUNTY.

At 539 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Hatfield, or 12
miles northeast of Black River Falls, moving east at 25 mph.

HAZARD…70 mph wind gusts and ping pong ball size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect
considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to
mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

Locations impacted include…
Pittsville, Babcock, Nekoosa, Port Edwards, Cranmoor, Sandhill
Wildlife Area, Walker, Veedum, Scranton and Dexterville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside
should move to a shelter, inside a strong building and away from
windows.

Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading
killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to
be struck by lightning.

News Desk
Author: News Desk