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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
State WISCONSIN
County/Area OZAUKEE
WFO MKX
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-07-16 15:09:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0N SAUKVILLE
Begin Lat/Lon 43.38/-87.93
End Date 2008-07-16 15:09:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A convective thunderstorm complex that orginated over southern Minnesota moved east/southeast across southern Wisconsin and generated a line of strong to severe storms. Powerful thunderstorm winds gusting to hurricane-force, large hail, one tornado, and flash flooding were produced by the storms. Surface dewpoints were in the lower to mid 70s, and CAPE values were 3000 to 4000. Maximum afternoon temperatures were in the 85 to 90 range. At least 20,000 customers lost electrical power - 14,000 of them in Sheboygan County alone.
Event Narrative Powerful thunderstorm winds toppled large trees.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 775.00K 1.00K
MONTELLO MARQUETTE CO. WI 07/16/2008 13:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DALTON GREEN LAKE CO. WI 07/16/2008 13:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
ST PETER FOND DU LAC CO. WI 07/16/2008 13:59 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 57 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREENBUSH SHEBOYGAN CO. WI 07/16/2008 14:12 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 300.00K 0.00K
FOND DU LAC FOND DU LAC CO. WI 07/16/2008 14:18 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BEAVER DAM DODGE CO. WI 07/16/2008 14:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
(SBM)SHEBOYGAN CO AR SHEBOYGAN CO. WI 07/16/2008 14:37 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 350.00K 1.00K
KEWASKUM WASHINGTON CO. WI 07/16/2008 14:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAUKVILLE OZAUKEE CO. WI 07/16/2008 15:09 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STONEBANK WAUKESHA CO. WI 07/16/2008 15:12 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SLINGER WASHINGTON CO. WI 07/16/2008 15:14 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LA VALLE SAUK CO. WI 07/16/2008 15:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LA VALLE SAUK CO. WI 07/16/2008 15:20 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
REEDSBURG SAUK CO. WI 07/16/2008 15:20 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOWARDS GROVE SHEBOYGAN CO. WI 07/16/2008 15:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
DOWNTOWN MILWAUKEE MILWAUKEE CO. WI 07/16/2008 15:32 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
NEW BERLIN WAUKESHA CO. WI 07/16/2008 15:37 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
CEDAR GROVE SHEBOYGAN CO. WI 07/16/2008 15:46 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 775.00K 1.00K