Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
120 PM CDT WED MAY 17 2017

WIZ030-035-036-171915-
Marathon WI-Wood WI-Portage WI-
120 PM CDT WED MAY 17 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING INTO CENTRAL wISCONSIN...

At 117 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles west of Babcock, or 22 miles west of Wisconsin Rapids, moving
northeast at 60 mph.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Other strong thunderstorms were located over southwest Wisconsin and
will move into parts of central Wisconsin after 2 pm.

Locations impacted include...
Wausau, Marshfield, Weston, Rib Mountain, Mosinee, Abbotsford,
Spencer, Pittsville, Babcock and Rothschild.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

&&

LAT...LON 4503 9031 4504 9020 4512 9020 4512 8934
      4511 8934 4425 9005 4427 9032
TIME...MOT...LOC 1817Z 210DEG 61KT 4432 9027

$$

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