Flood Watch Issued For Parts of Wisconsin

NWS…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL WISCONSIN…SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN AND SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN EAST CENTRAL WISCONSIN…FOND DU LAC AND SHEBOYGAN. IN SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN…ROCK. IN SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN…DODGE…JEFFERSON…OZAUKEE…WASHINGTON AND WAUKESHA.

* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

* 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED FOR MANY AREAS THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. LOCALIZED AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 5 INCHES WILL
BE POSSIBLE WHERE STORMS TRACK OVER THE SAME LOCATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP….HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT….SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN WISCONSIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL SYSTEM. THE AIRMASS WILL BECOME VERY MOIST. THE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES. WHERE THE STORMS TRACK OVER THE SAME LOCATIONS…LOCALIZED AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE..

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