At 1115 AM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 7 miles southwest
of Altoona, or 11 miles south of Eau Claire, moving southeast at 50
Winds in excess of 30 mph and nickel size hail are possible with this
Locations impacted include…
Eau Claire, Altoona, Augusta, Fall Creek, Fairchild, Foster,
Brackett, Allen and Seymour.
This includes the following highways…
Interstate 94 in Wisconsin between mile markers 64 and 87.
U.S. Highway 53 between mile markers 86 and 92.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
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.