MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued an update regarding severe weather that is heading towards central Wisconsin this evening.
“A widespread line or complex of storms is expected to race across the area, mainly between 6pm to midnight,” a statement from the National Weather Service said. “Tornadoes, damaging straight lined wind, large hail and very heavy rainfall will be possible. A weaker line of storms will move east across the area during the early-mid afternoon.”
Flooding will be possible, especially in urban areas as intense rainfall rates are expected in the heavies storms. Ponding of water on roads/highways is also expected.
The National Weather Service said as a general statement regarding severe weather, “Make sure you follow the forecast and have a way to get the latest weather information, including any watches or warnings. If you are planning outdoor activities on land or water, have alternate plans in place, including knowing where the nearest sturdy shelter is, in the event severe weather threatens your area.”
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