Strong storms possible Friday evening

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Warm afternoon air could give way to developing thunderstorms.  We’ll have the ingredients around for showers and a few storms as the day wears on, focusing that chance along a cold front that will be diving into northeast Wisconsin.

  • STRONG STORM TIMING:  4pm to 10pm – Starts in the northwoods early on, then moves into the Fox Cities and southern communities later this evening and tonight.
  • THREAT:  Watching for the chance of DAMAGING WIND GUSTS and LARGE HAIL with a few of the storms.  As always, thunderstorms can produce heavy downpours.

Here is the latest run of our high resolution forecast model showing how this day might play out:

The big IF:  We have a lack of moisture in the air, meaning the dew points are low.  That may hinder thunderstorm development for today even though the cold front will be around.  None-the-less, you need to be prepared for what COULD happen. 

You can keep track of any updates from Storm Team 5, as well as any WATCHES or WARNINGS issued for your community by downloading our FREE weather app.



View the latest video forecast from Storm Team 5 by clicking here.

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