Weather Forecast

A wall cloud hovers near New Richmond Wednesday afternoon.

Storms pound St. Croix County

News New Richmond,Wisconsin 54017
New Richmond News
Storms pound St. Croix County
New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

Storms have ravaged St. Croix County all day today, Wednesday, July 14.

The National Weather service issued a tornado watch for St. Croix County today, effective until 4 p.m.

Around 11 a.m. storm damage occurred in the Hammond area. The damage was due to straight-line winds and possible tornado touchdown, which has not been confirmed.

In the afternoon, a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for St. Croix County, effective from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Locations included Roberts, River Falls, Ellsworth, Baldwin, Hammond and Hudson.

Wall clouds delivered pouring rain to the New Richmond area. Rotation was reported in the clouds and a police officer reported seeing a funnel cloud.

More storms are predicted through the night.