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Stormy Sunday Wx

Stormy Sunday Wx

MILWAUKEE (AP) _ Parts of Kenosha, Racine and Walworth counties were under a tornado warning as a late-season storm system sweeps through the Midwest.

The tornado warning expired late morning. 3,500 customers lost power in portions of Milwaukee and Sheboygan. The storm brought with it the potential for hail and strong winds. A funnel cloud had been spotted northwest of Chicago.

Other parts of southeastern and southern Wisconsin are under a tornado watch until 4 p.m. The watch includes the Milwaukee and Madison areas.

Dane County Communications confirms reports of storm damage late Sunday morning.

In Deerfield, just off Hwy 73 at County HW BB, a shed has blown over and landed on a power line.

In Madison there are reports of flooded streets, including Northport Drive.

More flooding is possible, sewers can't keep up with the rain flow.

One-half inch hail has also been reported in Dane County from late-morning storms.

 

The NBC 15 Weather Authority forecast for Sunday:

This afternoon...Tornado Watch until 4 p.m.; cloudy with showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could produce gusty winds. Warm, with falling temperatures by the evening. High: 59, Low: 31

TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 561
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1103 AM CST SUN NOV 17 2013

TORNADO WATCH 561 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM CST FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

WISCONSIN COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE:

DANE DODGE GREEN
JEFFERSON KENOSHA LAFAYETTE
MILWAUKEE OZAUKEE RACINE
ROCK WALWORTH WASHINGTON
WAUKESHA

 

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