Storm Chasing Fever - Chase Logs - May 28, 2012 - Memorial Day - Severe Storms - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
May 28, 2012 - Memorial Day - Severe Storms - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Isolated severe thunderstorms developed over south central Wisconsin and pushed east into Milwaukee County on Memorial Day. The storms produced isolated wind damage and heavy rain throughout southern Wisconsin.
Memorial Day Severe Storms - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hot and humid conditions persisted well into the Memorial weekend across the Milwaukee metropolitan area. A cold front was expected to push through southern Wisconsin during the late afternoon hours that would provided some relief from the humidity. However, this combined with moderate wind shear in the upper atmosphere brought the possibility of strong thunderstorms to occur sometime in the afternoon.