Severe thunderstorm warning for northern Rock, Green counties expires

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Shelly Birkelo
July 13, 2015

SULLIVAN—The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has canceled its severe thunderstorm warning until 4:45 a.m. Monday for northern Rock County and Green County in South Central Wisconsin.

Storms that prompted the warning have moved out of the area, according to the national weather service.

However, wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph remain possible in these areas over the next 30 minutes or so and a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 10 a.m. for southeastern Wisconsin, according to the advisory.

At 3:52 a.m. Monday severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Rio to near Waunakee to Fennimore moving southeast at 45 mph.

Radar indicated hazardous 70 mph wind gusts that could cause considerable tree damage, damage to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings, according to the warning.

Locations to be impacted included: Janesville, Whitewater, Fort Atkinson, Monroe, Jefferson, Lake Mills, Milton and Edgerton.

People attending the Jefferson County Fair should immediately seek shelter.

Three-quarter-size inch hail and 70 mph winds are predicted.

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