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

Icing Tonight North of I-94, Snow Wed Night-Thu Morning

Freezing rain will fall across much of northern Wisconsin later tonight, locally impacting locations north of Interstate 94. Untreated roads and other cold surfaces will become ice covered. Travel will be slippery to hazardous, likely including the Wed morning commute. Downed branches and maybe some localized power outages could occur. A Winter Weather Advisory is in … Read More

Accumulating Snow Possible Friday

The snow threat continues to increase for northeast Iowa and southwest & central Wisconsin late tonight into Friday. This threat has shifted slightly further north than this morning. Due to uncertainty on how much rain will mix in with the snow, there will be a wide range of potential snow amounts. While the best estimate … Read More

Iowa Severe Weather Awareness Week MARCH 21-25, 2022

March 21-25, 2022 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa.   Each day a different preparedness topic will be covered, including a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, March 23rd at 10AM.   The Severe Weather preparedness page can be found at: Daily Topics: Monday - Severe Thunderstorms Tuesday - Warning Reception Wednesday - Tornadoes Thursday - Preparedness Friday - Flooding … Read More

Freezing Rain/Ice Late Tonight, Severe Storms Possible Saturday Afternoon-Evening

A wintry mix developing towards midnight will quickly transition to freezing rain late tonight into Saturday morning along and north of Interstate 94. Icing on untreated roads, sidewalks, and parking lots will result in slippery to hazardous travel. Be ready to adjust or cancel travel plans. Scattered storms likely Saturday into the night. Some could … Read More

Wintry Mix Friday Night Followed by Severe Weather Potential Saturday

A wintry mix on Friday evening is expected to transition to mainly freezing rain for several hours late Friday night into Saturday morning along and north of Interstate 94. Some ice accumulation could result on untreated roads, causing slippery travel across central and north-central Wisconsin. Thunderstorms will be possible Saturday afternoon and evening, with a … Read More

Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Thursday Night

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THURSDAY TO 3 AM CST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches. * WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Iowa. * WHEN...From 3 PM Thursday to 3 AM CST Friday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the … Read More