A tornado watch is issued when weather conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms called a supercell that are capable of producing tornadoes. … If severe weather actually does occur, a tornado warning or severe thunderstorm warning would then be issued.
Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Green Bay WI 1149 AM CDT Sun Jul 1 2018 Vilas-Oneida-Forest-Florence-Northern Marinette County-Lincoln- Langlade-Menominee-Northern Oconto County-Door-Marathon-Shawano- Wood-Portage-Waupaca-Outagamie-Brown-Kewaunee-Waushara-Winnebago- Calumet-Manitowoc-Southern Marinette County- Southern Oconto County- ...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL POSSIBLE IN CENTRAL, EAST-CENTRAL, AND NORTHEAST WISCONSIN THIS AFTERNOON... Atmospheric conditions are becoming increasingly favorable for severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail during the afternoon hours. A risk for tornadoes also exists. Although severe storms are possible across the entire area, the greatest risk is south and east of a line from Wisconsin Rapids to Wausau to Iron Mountain, Michigan. The time to prepare for the severe storms is now. If you are going to be outdoors during the afternoon, be ready to move to a sturdy shelter if storms develop or a warning is issued. If boating, have a way to closely monitor weather information, and be prepared to get off the water before storms arrive in the area.
TORNADO WATCH UPDATE:
2:52 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT FOR THE
MICHIGAN COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE:
ALGER, DELTA, DICKINSON,
IRON, LUCE, MARQUETTE,
MENOMINEE & SCHOOLCRAFT.
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