FIRST ALERT DAY - Strong To Severe Storms This Evening

All Types Of Severe Weather Possible
Tornado Watch in place Thursday evening.
Tornado Watch in place Thursday evening.(WMTV Made)
Published: Apr. 20, 2023 at 6:12 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 20, 2023 at 3:10 PM CDT
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  • Severe Risk Into Thursday Evening
  • Calmer & Seasonable To End Week
  • Weekend Rain & Snow Chances
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - First Alert Day remains in place as we head through this evening and early tonight. A line of strong to severe storms is expected to develop and move through the area. Conditions are favorable for all types of severe weather including large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes, and flooding rainfall. Stay weather aware as we move through Thursday evening. Calmer conditions return for the end of the week before a cold and unsettled weekend. Rain and snow showers are possible on Saturday. More active weather likely next week with below normal temperatures remaining.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible later this morning and this afternoon.
Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible later this morning and this afternoon.(wmtv)

Showers and storms are likely this evening, some could be strong to severe. Decreasing clouds after midnight and much colder. Lows into the upper 30s with gusty winds out of the west 5-15 mph gusting to 30 mph. Partly cloudy on Friday with seasonable temperatures into the upper 50s. Breezy with southwesterly winds of 10-20 mph gusting to 25 mph. Increasing clouds Friday night with lows around freezing.

What’s Coming Up...

Saturday will be raw with mostly cloudy skies along with rain and snow showers. Highs into the middle 40s. Same thing Saturday night with lows around 30. Sunday should be mostly dry, but not a ton of sunshine. Continued cool with highs into the upper 40s. Clearing out Sunday night with lows around 30 degrees.

We start next week off calm, but shower chances return for the middle of the week with temperatures running a couple of degrees below normal for mid-April standards.

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