MADISON (WKOW) --- A large and strong low pressure system is affecting much of the Plains and Midwest.
It's the first major storm system of the fall season where the warmer air from the south is battling the colder air from the north.
The warmth has triggered an area of severe weather in Iowa; however, the cold air has produced well over a foot of snow in western South Dakota!
As this storm system tracks eastward Friday night and Saturday, southern Wisconsin will see the possibility for strong to severe storms.
Damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes are all possible during this time, but periods of moderate to heavy rain and frequent lightning will be likely across the region. The month of October is a big transition month in our area, and this weekend will be a perfect example of that.
You can receive severe weather alerts and track the showers and storms by downloading the 27StormTrack Weather app on your phone.
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