Heavy rain, damage reported in southern Wisconsin after strong storms

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The storms that swept through southern Wisconsin late Monday night and into Tuesday morning dropped a lot of rain in some areas and left damage in their wake.

The Sauk County Sheriff's Office told 27 News there were trees down near Lake Redstone and flooding reported near the iHop on Highway 13 in Wisconsin Dells.

The National Weather Service also received these reports after the storms moved through:

  • Couple trees and power lines down -- 1 mile ENE of Wisconsin Dells
  • 3 inches of rain in Montello
  • 50 mile per hour wind gust -- 1 mile E of Princeton
  • Trees down along Highway 12 in West Baraboo

These storms also dropped inches of rain in some places. Here are some of those radar-estimated amounts:

  • Mauston: 5-7''
  • Wisconsin Dells: 4-5''
  • Portage: 2-4''

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