Tracking the risk for severe thunderstorms Thursday, Friday

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MADISON, Wis. —  Multiple rounds of thunderstorms are expected, beginning later Thursday and into the day on Friday. These thunderstorms have the potential to be strong to severe, with large hail, damaging wind gusts, and heavy rainfall being the primary threats. While the overall tornado risk is low, and isolated tornado will also be possible, with any storms that develop low level rotation.

The Storm Prediction Center has placed southern Wisconsin in a Slight Risk (Level 2 of 5) for severe weather Thursday and the threat increases to a Slight/Enhanced Risk (Level 2/3 of 5) on Friday.

Both days have the same severe weather threats, but there is a greater potential for damaging wind gusts on Friday.

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If you haven’t already, download the WISC Weather app from your phone’s app store.

The app will alert you anytime a warning is issued, based upon your current location. So you can even use it on the go! You will also get the latest updates from the First Warn Weather team as severe weather develops. And the best part… It’s FREE!

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Stick with the First Warn Weather team for updates throughout the day.