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Storms exit with quieter, milder weather ahead

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MADISON (WKOW) - After severe storms rolled through southern Wisconsin overnight, expect a calmer weather pattern ahead.

Storms brought high winds gusting up to 60-80 mph and possible tornadoes. The National Weather Service will analyze damage later today to determine if there were actual tornadoes and what their strength were.

Thousands without power in Southern Wisconsin from overnight storms
Storm damage throughout Cross Plains

Rain was beneficial, with 1-2" falling in southwestern Wisconsin. Elsewhere, we picked up around 1/3" - 3/4" widespread.

Say goodbye to the humidity as north winds drive in much cooler and comfortable air Friday. The sunshine will still be fairly Hazy with wild fire smoke from Canada causing distorted sunshine.

Mostly clear and cooler with a low around 60°.

Mostly sunny, dry and pleasant with highs in the upper 70s.

Mostly to partly sunny with temps in the low 80s and isolated showers and storms possible in the afternoon or evening. There is an isolated storm chance at night, too.

Mostly sunny, mild and dry with highs in the upper 70s to kick off August.

Mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 70s.

Mostly sunny in the low 80s.

Mostly sunny in the low to mid 80s.

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Max Tsaparis

Wake Up Wisconsin Meteorologist

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