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UPDATE: Flooding from overnight rain causes road closures in southwestern WI

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MADISON, Wis. (WKOW) -

There are several roads closed in southwestern Wisconsin because of flooding after heavy rain overnight. 

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation reports in Crawford County, WIS 131 at County E/WIS 179 because of flooding.

Law enforcement is reporting that WIS 131 is closed north of Viola at the Kickapoo River because of flooding in Richland County.

WIS 80 at County D is closed in both directions (north and south) in Richland County. The closure if from the village of Rockbridge to the Vernon County line.

All lanes of WIS 56 are closed in both directions on WIS 56 a the Kickapoo River because of a flooding (Richland County).

There are also reports of flooded roadways in Iowa and Vernon Counties.

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- More storms are expected early Thursday morning.

Meteorologists Branden Borremans and Star Derry will have you covered on Wake Up Wisconsin.

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- A High Wind Warning remains in effect in Walworth County until 1 a.m. Thursday.

The warning expired for the other counties involved, as did a Severe Thunderstorm Watch.

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- A High Wind Warning is in effect for Dane, Dodge, Green, Jefferson and Rock until 12 a.m. Thursday.

The High Wind Warning also applies to Walworth County until 1 a.m. Thursday.

There is also a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 12 a.m. Thursday for Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette, Rock, Sauk and Walworth. 

Be prepared to take shelter indoors, secure loose outdoor items and take light objects inside.

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- There is no longer a tornado warning in Dane and Rock counties.

There is a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Columbia, Dane, Green, Rock, Crawford, Rock, and Walworth counties.

There is a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Adams, Crawford, Dodge, Grant, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Lafayette, Richland, and Sauk counties.

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- Dane and Rock counties are under a Tornado Warning until 8:30 p.m.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- 27 Storm Track is currently tracking several storms in parts of Southern Wisconsin Wednesday evening.

There is a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Columbia, Dane, Green, Rock, Crawford, Rock, and Walworth counties.

There is a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Adams, Crawford, Dodge, Grant, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Lafayette, Richland, and Sauk counties.

Authorities in Crawford County report multiple trees and power lines down. Prairie du Chien Police say in a post on their Facebook page: "Two words: Stay Home. Crews are out and do not need more vehicles to direct."

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