Flood Watch issued for Southeast Wisconsin

CREATED Apr 8, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - Southeast Wisconsin is facing a Flood Watch, starting Tuesday afternoon.

The National Weather Service issued the watch ahead of a storm front expected in the southeast Wisconsin area with rainfall totals expected to be two to three inches. The numbers are in addition to the half inch of rain parts of the area saw Monday morning.

Rivers are also up, due to the snow melt and some of the ground that remains frozen.

Counties in the watch area include: Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jefferson, Kenosha, Lafayette, Marquette, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Sauk, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha. The flood watch is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Friday morning.

Stay tuned to Today's TMJ4 and Newsradio 620 WTMJ for updates on this developing weather story.