UPDATE: The tornado warning for Walworth County has expired as of 7:15 p.m.
WALWORTH COUNTY, Wis. — Those in Walworth County are being advised to take caution as a tornado warning and severe thunderstorm warning threaten the region. Anyone in the area is urged to take shelter immediately and stay away from doors, windows, or other areas where you could be exposed to dangerous weather.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS) team based out of Milwaukee, this warning will remain in effect through 7:15 p.m. CST at the earliest. This was extended from 6:45 p.m. just one minute before hitting that mark.
Weather experts are monitoring this event closely to ensure that rapid alerts are provided for those in the area. Populous communities that should heed this warning include Darien, Avalon and Johnstown Center, Wisconsin.
One day prior, the Chicago area was on high alert for reports of a tornado generating nearby to the city.
This is a breaking news story. An update and/or follow-up may be issued if further details are revealed.