For July 29
(for Southeast Minnesota, Northeast Iowa, and Western Wisconsin)
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- In 1952, Platteville, WI (42, coldest July temperature).
- In 1987, an F2 tornado moved through mainly rural areas along the Winneshiek-Allamakee County, IA line until it hit a lumber yard south of Waukon. There it destroyed 2 buildings and threw 2x4 boards through the walls of others. Damage at the lumber yard alone was around $250,000.
- In 1970, Decorah, IA (6.08", wettest July day), Waukon, IA (4.05"), Lansing, IA (3.77"), Elkader, IA (3.7"), and Charles City, IA (3.02") rain.