June 30, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – The National Weather Service said a strong line of thunderstorms is moving into Washington and surrounding counties.
At 1150 AM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near St Anna to near Palmyra. Movement
was southeast at 30 mph.
Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms.
Locations impacted include… West Bend, Milwaukee, Kenosha, Racine, Waukesha, West Allis, Sheboygan, Wauwatosa, Fond Du Lac, New Berlin, Brookfield, Greenfield, Menomonee Falls, Oak Creek, Mount Pleasant, Muskego, Mequon, South Milwaukee, Pleasant Prairie and Cudahy.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
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.
If you are on or near lakes, get out of the water and move indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to 10 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.