Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for counties in SE Wisconsin

NWSThe National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… southern Washington County, Walworth County, Dodge County Western Racine County & Waukesha County until 730 PM CDT

At 607 PM CDT…a severe thunderstorm was located near Dousman…or 8 miles west of Wales…moving southeast at 40 mph. Hazard…70 mph wind gusts. Source…radar indicated. Impact…expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to Mobile homes…roofs…and outbuildings.

Locations impacted include… Waukesha…New Berlin…Brookfield…Menomonee Falls…Muskego… Whitewater…Hartford…Pewaukee…Sussex…Elkhorn…Hartland… Delavan…Mukwonago…Delafield…Jackson…Elm Grove…Slinger… East Troy…Wales and Okauchee Lake. People attending the Waukesha County fair should seek safe shelter immediately!

Precautionary/preparedness actions… For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. This is a dangerous situation. This storm is likely producing widespread wind damage. Seek shelter now inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows!

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