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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
800 PM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-220100-
Marquette-Green Lake-Fond Du Lac-Sheboygan-Sauk-Columbia-Dodge-
Washington-Ozaukee-Iowa-Dane-Jefferson-Waukesha-Milwaukee-
Lafayette-Green-Rock-Walworth-Racine-Kenosha-
800 PM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Wisconsin, south central Wisconsin and southeast Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall will continue
tonight. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from through late
tonight for most of south central Wisconsin, and through middle
morning Tuesday for most of southeast Wisconsin. The Flash Flood
Watch includes the Madison and Milwaukee metro areas.

1 to 4 inches of rain is forecast, with local higher amounts.
The potential exists for the heavy rain axis to be across eastern
Wisconsin, and could also affect the same areas that received
heavy rains at the end of last week.

There is a high swim risk for dangerous currents on the beaches
of Lake Michigan. A Beach Hazards Statement is in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Monday

The high swim risk and Beach Hazards Statement will continue into
Tuesday evening.

There is a small chance of thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon. There
are chances of thunderstorms Friday into Saturday morning, and
again on Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed, but rainfall and flooding
reports are appreciated.

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Beach Hazards Statement

Lakeshore Hazard Message
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
451 PM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

WIZ052-060-066-071-072-210600-
/O.CON.KMKX.BH.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180822T0300Z/
Sheboygan-Ozaukee-Milwaukee-Racine-Kenosha-
451 PM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION..Large waves and dangerous currents are
  expected. Conditions are life threatening.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS...Expected.

* STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS...Expected.

* RIP CURRENTS...Expected.

* LOCATION...Beaches from Sheboygan to Kenosha. Beaches
  with particularly dangerous conditions include...

   Blue Harbor Beach in Sheboygan...

   North Beach in Port Washington...

   South Beach in Port Washington...

   Harrington State Park Beaches...

   Atwater Beach in Milwaukee...

   Bradford Beach in Milwaukee...

   North Beach in Racine...

   Zoo Beach in Racine...

   Sam Myers Beach in Racine...

   Wind Point Lighthouse Beach in Racine...

   Eichelman Beach in Kenosha...

   Southport Park Beach in Kenosha...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure.  Structural currents can
sweep you out into deeper water along the pier structure.

A Longshore current is a lake current that moves parallel to
shore.  Longshore currents can be strong enough to prevent
swimmers from being able to keep their feet on the bottom, making
it difficult to return to shore.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water.

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