Special Weather Statement
555 PM CDT WED MAY 17 2017
…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT EASTERN CHIPPEWA AND
EAU CLAIRE COUNTIES…
At 555 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from Eau Claire Airport to near Augusta to
near Alma Center. Movement was northeast at 35 mph.
Wind gusts up to 50 mph and dime size hail are possible with these
Locations impacted include…
Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Altoona, Lake Hallie, Stanley, Lake
Wissota, Augusta, Cornell, Cadott, Fall Creek, Boyd and Fairchild.
This includes the following highways…
Interstate 94 in Wisconsin between mile markers 61 and 87.
U.S. Highway 53 between mile markers 86 and 100.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
LAT…LON 4459 9141 4475 9166 4521 9120 4497 9092
TIME…MOT…LOC 2255Z 216DEG 32KT 4486 9153 4465 9116 4438 9088