Tornado Watch until 8pm for much of Wisconsin

By: HaleStorm, 7:59 PM GMT on June 15, 2016

Many of us are under a Tornado Watch until 8pm, but here's something to ease your mind just a bit. Those devastating EF5 tornadoes are more common in the heart of Tornado Alley, but Wisconsin has only had 6 EF5 tornadoes in our state's recorded history, and only three since the 1800s. Oakfield in 1996 and Barneveld in 1984 were the last two. ml

Wisconsin Weather Update for March 22, 2016.

By: HaleStorm, 10:50 PM GMT on March 22, 2016

WINTER STORM WARNING for central Wisconsin from Wed 12pm until Thurs 1pm

The Fox Valley is staring into what may be the heaviest snowstorm of this winter season! A large and nasty low pressure system is revving up in Kansas today, soaking up a bunch of moisture from the Gulf of Mexico, before the jet stream shoots it northeast on Wednesday and delivering a ton of wind and snow to Wisconsin! The forecasts have been vague up to this point, as the exact tr...

Wisconsin Weather Update for March 11, 2016.

By: HaleStorm, 2:04 PM GMT on March 11, 2016

It's a foggy start to the morning, but this should burn off soon as the sun rises higher into the sky. As for the weekend forecast, today and tomorrow look dry and a little warmer than yesterday, but a storm system arrives early Sunday bringing a bunch of rain to soak our already-soggy yards. The first half of next week remains mild with highs near 60, but then we drop back into the 40s by Wednesday and highs only in the 30s Thursday and Friday, with more rain and w...

Wisconsin Weather Update for March 4, 2016.

By: HaleStorm, 1:17 PM GMT on March 04, 2016

Winter Weather Advisory tonight for east-central Wisconsin

We got a little more snow than most of us expected this past Tuesday (or less snow if you remember those early weather model estimates!) and another round of snow is expected tonight. An Alberta Clipper-type storm is going to quickly move through Wisconsin this evening, generating a fast 2-4" of snow in east-central Wisconsin and 1-2" in southern Wisconsin. Temperatures stay slightly below normal ...

Wisconsin Weather Update for February 26, 2016.

By: HaleStorm, 1:18 PM GMT on February 26, 2016

The sun is out, temperatures are getting warmer, snow is melting, birds are chirping, March starts on Tuesday and spring starts less than a month from now. So we can start thinking about putting away our winter stuff soon, right? NOT SO FAST! While this weekend looks pretty nice with mild high temperatures in the 40s (maybe near 50 in southern Wisconsin!) and possibly just a little bit of rain on Sunday, big things look to be happening Tuesday.


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Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences degree from UW-Madison: 1998. Former broadcast Meteorologist for NewsRadio 1310 WIBA in Madison. NWS Storm Spotter.

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