Wisconsin expect rain, thunderstorms, tornadoes and maybe even snow

Wisconsin expect rain, thunderstorms, tornadoes and maybe even snow

Closer to home, while a few stray storms may impact the region Tuesday night, the risk of thunderstorms and severe weather will be held off until Wednesday night and Thursday. They are expected to move from southwest to northeast through the southern half of the viewing area.

Before a storm strikes you want to develop a safety plan that you and your family can use to protect yourselves in the event of a severe storm.

The timing of the storms arriving in the Tulsa area remains uncertain, forecasters said, but said in a 3 p.m. Conditions will be favorable for some of these storms to become severe with damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes all possible.

The threat for severe weather shifts more so to the east for tomorrow.

This year is the latest start to tornado season in Oklahoma since the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration began keeping records on severe storms.

Meteorologist John Pike told the Associated Press the funnel cloud captured on video by KOCO-TV Tuesday afternoon near Buffalo, about 150 miles northwest of Oklahoma City, has not yet been confirmed as a tornado.

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Most of the Kansas tornadoes were short-lived, with minimal damage reported.

Wednesday's area of "moderate" risk - the second highest used by the Storm Prediction Center - include Topeka and Lawrence, Kansas, and the Kansas City metro.

SE Siouxland is under a slight to enhanced risk for severe weather with a marginal risk encompassing just about everyone else in the viewing area.

Stay tuned to later forecasts, especially as the time of the potential severe weather approaches.

This activity will be a result of a cold front moving through the area. An isolated tornado will also be possible.

Not only will this help our weather team focus on storms that could become risky over the next hour, but it provides an assessment of the likelihood of one type of hazard over another. Cloudy, with a low around 70. Expect southerly winds to gust to 30 miles per hour again with highs in the lower 80's.

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