For May 18
(for Southeast Minnesota, Northeast Iowa, and Western Wisconsin)
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- In 1971, a weak F1 tornado touched during the afternoon in Adams County, WI. This tornado caused 5 injuries. Later that evening, two F1 tornadoes touched down 7 miles southwest of Lancaster and 5 miles west of Hazel Green in Grant County, WI. Neither of these tornadoes caused any injuries or deaths.
- In 1898, an F3 tornado moved northeast from 7 miles west of Osseo, WI to 2 miles north of Augusta, WI. About 10 farm houses were destroyed. Several of them were leveled to the ground. A child was killed in one of them near the touchdown point. A feather bed was carried 2 miles. This tornado caused an estimated $75,000 damage.
- In 1918, Mauston, WI (3.35") rain.