Special Weather Statement for June 30th

Issued by the National Weather Service
For Marathon County, Wisconsin
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 9:30AM CDT SUN …LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS TO AFFECT WOOD…WESTERN PORTAGE… SOUTHWESTERN LINCOLN AND MARATHON COUNTIES THROUGH 930 AM CDT… AT 759 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WESTBORO TO OWEN TO NEAR AUGUSTA. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH. HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. BRIEF TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO EXPECTED. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… WAUSAU, STEVENS POINT, WISCONSIN RAPIDS, MARSHFIELD, WESTON, RIB MOUNTAIN, MOSINEE, ABBOTSFORD, SPENCER AND WHITING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… IF OUTDOORS, CONSIDER SEEKING SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.
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