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Wednesday AM Outlook: More Thunderstorms Later Today

May 2, 2012 3 Comments
Wednesday AM Outlook: More Thunderstorms Later Today

It’s been a while since we’ve had this much blue sky over us. I hope you’re enjoying it. ^^^^Visible Satellite Picture at 9:02am, Wednesday, May 2nd^^^^ Thanks to southerly winds and this sunshine, temperatures are already warmer out there right now than they were by Noon yesterday. ^^^^9:23am, Wednesday, May 2nd Surface Map^^^^ Our current […]

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Severe Weather Awareness Week

April 16, 2012 0 Comments

This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week for Minnesota and Wisconsin and as in years past, each day will feature a severe weather topic and some tips that can help you prepare for dangerous weather this season.  The National Weather Service has a special website that covers the entire week’s agenda and has links to […]

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Severe Wx Potential and Rainfall Totals

May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Severe Wx Potential and Rainfall Totals

A warm front will be surging through north Iowa and into southern Minnesota tonight. Highs are expected to be some of the warmest yet so far this season through Wednesday. That’s not saying much considering how cool it’s been the last 6 weeks, but our atmosphere will definitely be more unstable over the next 48 hours […]

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Last Weekend Severe Weather Recap

April 13, 2011 0 Comments
Last Weekend Severe Weather Recap

The NWS La Crosse office has put together an excellent summary of the severe storms of April 10th. We didn’t see much in southeast MN, but storms did develop here and quickly raced into Wisconsin. The picture posted here is an amazing example of the hail that struck La Crosse and many other locations across […]

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Friday Severe and Flooding Potential

August 13, 2010 1 Comment
Friday Severe and Flooding Potential

After this mornings dangerously strong thunderstorms, there is the potential for more severe weather this afternoon and evening. Of even greater concern is the possibility of flooding. Parts of southeast Minnesota, northeast Iowa, and southwest Wisconsin are already saturated from this morning’s heavy rainfall. Of most concern is Wabasha county where over 4″ of rainfall […]

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Quick chat on severe weather potential

July 16, 2010 0 Comments
Quick chat on severe weather potential

Steph notes: Updated at 12:45 pm for updated SPC outlook – now in a Moderate risk for Saturday. Quick chat on severe weather potential.  Friday: Slight risk for severe storms. Activity will develop mid-afternoon and into the evening, but will be isolated in nature. I’m not expecting anything full-blown today. There’s just not much to […]

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Wednesday, July 14th Severe Threat

July 13, 2010 0 Comments
Wednesday, July 14th Severe Threat

In a nutshell, the setup for severe weather is looking ripe across southeast Minnesota, northeast Iowa, and southwest Wisconsin Wednesday. An unseasonably strong disturbance in the jet stream is going to be moving across the far northern United States Wednesday. In response, an area of low pressure and cold front will move out of the […]

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June 26th: Severe threat and flash flood watch

June 26, 2010 1 Comment
June 26th: Severe threat and flash flood watch

12:15 am: The heaviest of the line is pushing into western Wisconsin, and working through NE Iowa. Heavy rain with possible flash flooding will be a concern with the rest of the line and the rain behind it. We do have a Flash Flood Watch up through Sunday morning, and several counties are under Flash […]

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Thursday = Tornado drill day

April 21, 2010 0 Comments

As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, Thursday is Tornado Drill Day. For more on how the day will play out, the National Weather Service has a timeline you can look over. Many people don’t take this exercise seriously, but it’s a good one. If you don’t participate in it, make sure you have a […]

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Where are the tornadoes at?

March 30, 2010 0 Comments

On our sister station, KWWL’s, weather blog – where are the tornadoes at?

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