The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Grant County in the southwest corner of Wisconsin, as high-speed winds creep into the region. Meteorologist Craig Koplien from WTMJ is closely monitoring the situation and warns residents to be prepared for severe weather conditions.

According to Koplien’s research and the NWS, the threat includes potential tornadoes, hail up to two inches, or wind speeds up to 70 MPH. The impacted region also extends into the northeast corner of Iowa and the northwest corner of Illinois, affecting over 2.3 million people, 1,172 schools, and 85 hospitals. It is crucial to keep track of the forecast and take necessary precautions if you are in or traveling through the area on Tuesday, April 16th.

Stay tuned for updates and safety tips as the situation develops. Remember to have a plan in place in case of severe weather and stay informed through reliable sources like WTMJ. Your safety is our top priority.

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