Heavy rain passes through the area

The latest weather forecast for Northeast Wisconsin from Storm Team 5…

A slow-moving low pressure system is moving through Wisconsin, bringing with it storms that are causing heavy rain in some areas. Waupaca County has seen more than 1 inch of rain per hour, causing some very severe flooding. Flash flood emergency is in effect until 2:30 p.m. and warns of life-threatening flooding due to thunderstorms with heavy rain, which may flood further streams, rivers and low-lying areas. Please avoid the area at all costs. There is also a Flash flood warning applies to Waupaca County until 1:15 p.m. and overlaps with the area affected by the emergency.

One third Flash flood warning A warning has been issued for areas near the Little Wolf River due to reports of a dam failure near Manawa. This warning is in effect until 9:30 p.m. and warns of further flooding.

A flash flood warning applies to Outagamie until 3:30 p.m. this afternoon.

A flood warning is in effect for Waupaca, Outagamie, Brown, Waushara, Winnebago, Calumet and Manitowoc Counties until 7 p.m. A warning means nothing imminent, but there is a possibility of heavy rain and flash flooding in these areas.

This system is slowly moving eastward across the Central Fox Valley, bringing heavy rainfall with it. The system should move away around 6 p.m., giving way to scattered showers until about bedtime.

Tomorrow the early fog will give way to sunshine. Scattered showers north of Oconto in the evening. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will return on Sunday.