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PHOTOS: Strong storms cause damage in southern Wisconsin

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Storm damage Aug. 10 in Lancaster.
Jason Smith South Wayne
Photo: Jason Smith
The storm breaks off tree limbs in South Wayne.
Cheryl Rice Philipps - Platteville
Cheryl Rice Philipps - Platteville
0810_Platteville Tree down 1 - Ethan Schultz
Ethan Schultz
A tree fell on a car in Platteville.
0810_Trampoline into Mobile Home Woodford --Jennifer Hicks
Jennifer Hicks
Trampoline into a mobile home in Woodford in Lafayette County.
Megan Anders - Brodhead
Megan Anders - Brodhead
Trees down in Mineral Point -- Laura Lee Reinke
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Utility crews work on power lines Aug. 10 outside of Platteville.
Severe t-storm warning

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Posted by WKOW 27 on Monday, August 10, 2020

(WKOW) - Strong storms and high winds triggered tornado warnings and damaged rural buildings Monday afternoon in southern Wisconsin.

A line of storms are moving their way west through the area.

A tornado warning was issued for southeastern Green County and much of western Rock County until 3:15 p.m. but then was canceled just minutes later.

Viewer photos show wind damage in the Lancaster area about 1 p.m.

Power lines were reported down at the Casey's on the south side of Darlington at about 2 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan issued a tornado warning for eastern Lafayette County in south central Wisconsin and central Green County in south central Wisconsin until 2 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado about 1:30 p.m. was located over Darlington, moving east at 40 mph.

Scattered thunderstorms are moving into the region this afternoon and continue eastward across southern Wisconsin.

The thunderstorms are due to a cold front pushing through.

Strong to severe storms are possible, with gusty winds and hail being the main threats. A watch is in place for Madison southward until 7 p.m.

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