Month: April 2022

Severe Storms Possible Tonight

Severe weather will be possible tonight across much of the region. Hail will be a threat over much of the area, with the risk for damaging winds and possibly a few tornadoes in southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa. Strong winds develop Thursday, gusting up to 40 to 50 mph. Bottom line, stay weather aware this evening!   Tonight: Severe Storms … Read More

Severe Storms Possible Tue Night/Wed Afternoon – Strong Winds Thu

Severe weather will be possible Tuesday night across much of the region. Large hail looks to be the main threat. Damaging winds and possibly a few tornadoes could also occur along and south of Interstate 90. The threat of severe weather may linger into Wednesday east of the Mississippi River but will hinge on how Tuesday's … Read More

Storm Spotter Training Thursday Night in Decorah

Storm spotter training will be held Thursday, April 7 at 6:30 pm in Decorah at the Decorah Fire Station. Training is free and open to the public and lasts about 2 hours. Topics covered are listed below.   First Half Information about NWS La Crosse Importance of storm spotters Sources of weather information NWS outlooks … Read More

Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota/Wisconsin – April 4-8, 2022

April 4-8, 2022 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  Iowa held an awareness week in late March.   Each day a different preparedness topic will be covered, including statewide tornado drills that are scheduled for Thursday, April 7th at both 1:45PM and 6:45PM.   Our Severe Weather preparedness page can be found at: … Read More