Waukesha Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 12:40 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service


The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch
530 in effect until 9 PM CDT this evening for the following areas

In Wisconsin this watch includes 14 counties

In south central Wisconsin

Dane green Iowa
Lafayette rock

In southeast Wisconsin

Dodge Jefferson Kenosha
Milwaukee Ozaukee Racine
Walworth Washington Waukesha

This includes the cities of Argyle, Barneveld, Beaver Dam,
Belmont, Beloit, Benton, Blanchardville, Brodhead, Brookfield,
Cedarburg, Cudahy, Darlington, Delavan, Dodgeville, East Troy,
Elkhorn, Fort Atkinson, Franklin, Germantown, Grafton,
Greenfield, Hartford, Janesville, Jefferson, Kenosha,
Lake Geneva, Madison, Mayville, Menomonee Falls, Mequon,
Mineral Point, Monroe, Muskego, New Berlin, Oak Creek, Racine,
Shullsburg, South Milwaukee, Watertown, Waukesha, Waupun,
Wauwatosa, West Allis, West Bend, and Whitewater.




Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 9:41 AM CDT Jul. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this
evening...

An excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this
evening.

* Temperatures... will remain warm with highs in the upper 80s to
low 90s, with heat index values of 100 to 108. The warmest
values will occur over southern Wisconsin.

* Impacts... heat illnesses will be possible with prolonged
outdoor exposure to the heat. The elderly, children, and those
on certain medications are especially at risk for heat
illnesses.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the sun...
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency, call 9 1 1.




Special Statement
Issued: 12:46 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect southwestern Ozaukee...
Milwaukee... Waukesha... southwestern Washington and Jefferson
counties...

At 1246 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 10 miles southeast of Belgium to 6 miles
northeast of Lac La Belle to near Lake Mills. Movement was southeast
at 35 mph.

Winds of 30 to 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Milwaukee, Waukesha, West Allis, Wauwatosa, New Berlin, Brookfield,
Greenfield, Menomonee Falls, Oak Creek, Muskego, Watertown, Mequon,
South Milwaukee, Cudahy, Whitewater, Whitefish Bay, Greendale,
Pewaukee, Fort Atkinson and Brown Deer.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

Lat... Lon 4284 8784 4284 8865 4285 8899 4320 8902
      4321 8790 4316 8788 4312 8790 4307 8787
      4302 8790 4296 8784 4288 8785 4285 8782
time... Mot... loc 1746z 315deg 30kt 4343 8767 4321 8845 4312 8897


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1246 PM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect southwestern Ozaukee...
Milwaukee... Waukesha... southwestern Washington and Jefferson
counties...

At 1246 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 10 miles southeast of Belgium to 6 miles
northeast of Lac La Belle to near Lake Mills. Movement was southeast
at 35 mph.

Winds of 30 to 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Milwaukee, Waukesha, West Allis, Wauwatosa, New Berlin, Brookfield,
Greenfield, Menomonee Falls, Oak Creek, Muskego, Watertown, Mequon,
South Milwaukee, Cudahy, Whitewater, Whitefish Bay, Greendale,
Pewaukee, Fort Atkinson and Brown Deer.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

Lat... Lon 4284 8784 4284 8865 4285 8899 4320 8902
      4321 8790 4316 8788 4312 8790 4307 8787
      4302 8790 4296 8784 4288 8785 4285 8782
time... Mot... loc 1746z 315deg 30kt 4343 8767 4321 8845 4312 8897


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