Heavy rain may cause flooding in southwestern Wisconsin

Heavy rain may cause flooding in southwestern Wisconsin

Heavy rain continues to move through southwestern Wisconsin Thursday morning. The ground is saturated in this part of the state due to heavy rain last week.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for that area until noon Thursday.

Heavy rain may cause flooding in southwestern Wisconsin

Rain totals of 2-5 inches have occurred overnight and an additional 1-2 inches is possible Thursday- morning. Flash flooding will be possible as well as mud slides in the steeper terrain areas.

The storms will weaken as they move east this morning. Showers and isolated storms will be possible in Madison, but the heaviest rain will stay west of Dane county.

Rain chances stay in the forecast through the weekend. A stronger cold front will move through late Saturday though Sunday morning, bringing a break in the humid weather.

Next week looks mainly dry with more pleasant conditions.

Heavy rain may cause flooding in southwestern Wisconsin

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