Storm Summaries
Significant, historical events at bottom of the page

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Severe Weather/Storm Damage Summaries

July 7, 2014 Damaging Winds - Hail
June 30, 2014 Damaging Winds - Flooding
June 29, 2014 Fennimore, WI Tornado - Large Hail, Flooding
June 28, 2014 Damaging winds La Crosse, WI
June 18, 2014 Heavy Rain - Strong Winds
June 16, 2014 Severe Weather - Platteville Tornado

October 4-5, 2013 Heavy Rainfall
August 6, 2013 Severe Weather - Damaging Wind
July 25, 2013 Severe Weather - Large Hail
July 22, 2013 Severe Weather - Refuge tornado
June 21-26, 2013 Flooding/Rainfall
May 31, 2013 Hail and Floyd, IA tornado
May 30, 2013 Damaging wind
May 29, 2013 Damaging wind / flooding / tornado
May 19, 2013 Damaging wind / flooding

Sep 4-5, 2012 Large hail / Bloomington, WI Tornado
July 25, 2012 Damaging wind
July 18, 2012 Large hail / damaging wind
Early July, 2012 Heat Wave
May 2-3, 2012 Large hail / damaging wind

September 2, 2011 straight line wind damage western WI
August 23, 2011 Chili, WI tornado
July 1-2, 2011 wind damage
May 22, 2011 tornado outbreak
April 10, 2011 large hail and tornadoes over WI

October 26-27, 2010 wind event
September 22-23, 2010 flooding southeast MN, western WI
August 13, 2010 wind, flooding, & Hayfield, MN tornado
July 22-24, 2010 heavy rains & storm damage
July 14, 2010 tornado / severe weather
June 26-27, 2010 squall line/wind damage event
June 22-23, 2010 wind & tornado damage
June 17, 2010 wind & tornado damage

August 19, 2009 tornadoes
July 27, 2009 severe thunderstorms
July 24, 2009 severe thunderstorms
June 17, 2009 Austin, MN tornado

October 26, 2008 wind event
June 12, 2008 southwest WI flooding/storm damage
Record river flooding of June 2008
June 7-8, 2008 historic flooding over northeast IA southwest WI
June 7, 2008 tornadoes

August 18-20, 2007 flooding over southeast MN and southwest WI.
July 17-18, 2007 flooding over extreme northeast IA and southwest WI.

August 23-25, 2006 severe weather outbreak.
April 16, 2006 heavy rain event in northeast IA and southwest WI.

August 18, 2005 tornadoes in southwest WI.
June 4, 2005 tornadoes in northcentral WI.
March 30, 2005 small tornadoes in northeast IA.

September 14-15, 2004 flooding in Austin, MN.
June 23, 2004 tornadoes over western WI.
June 11, 2004 tornadoes over northeast IA and southeast MN.
May 21-23, 2004 flooding over northeast IA and southwest WI.
May 8, 2004 flash flooding over northeast IA and southwest WI.

August 20, 2003 storm damage in southern Grant county, WI.
July 7, 2003 tornado near New Hampton, IA.

September 30, 2002 tornado in Chelsea, WI (Taylor County).
September 2, 2002 tornado in Gilman WI (Taylor County).
June 25, 2002 tornado in Abbotsford WI.
June 21-22, 2002 flash flooding in Central WI.
June 3-4, 2002 flash flooding in Cassville, WI.
May 8th, 2002 Northeast Iowa Supercell.

September 7th, 2001 Monroe County (Lafayette) WI tornado.
The Mississippi River Spring Flood of April and May 2001.
May 1st, 2001 Glenville/Austin MN tornado.
April 11th, 2001 West Union tornado.

July 9th 2000 Norwalk tornado.
May 31st-June 1st 2000 tornado and flooding event.

Charles City Flooding and Nashua tornado, July 20th 1999.
Lewiston MN tornado, July 8th 1999.
Some pictures from the northeast Iowa flooding from May 16-17th, 1999.

Radar pictures of the June 27th, 1998 severe weather outbreak.
Survey photos from the June 27th, 1998 severe weather outbreak.
The Nashua, IA storm survey, June 18th, 1998.

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Winter Summaries

Mar 4-5, 2014 narrow snowband
Feb 20-21, 2014 blizzard/winter storm
January 25-28, 2014 winter storm/cold
January 18, 2014 snow
January 14, 2014 winter storm/cold
January 5-7, 2014 arctic cold spell

Dec 21-22, 2013
May 2, 2013 record snow storm
March 10-11, 2013
March 4-5, 2013
February 21-22, 2013
January 30th, 2013
January 27th, 2013 (ice)

December 20th, 2012 (blizzard)
December 9th, 2012
February 28-29, 2012
January 20, 2012
January 11-12, 2012
January 1, 2012

April 19, 2011
February 20-21, 2011
February 1-2, 2011
Jan 31-Feb 1, 2011

December 23-24, 2010
December 20-21, 2010
December 10-12, 2010 (blizzard)
December 3-4, 2010
February 7th-9th, 2010
January 6th-7th, 2010

December 23rd-25th, 2009
December 8th-9th, 2009 (blizzard)
January 3rd-4th, 2009 (icing)

December 20th, 2008
December 18th-19th, 2008
December 13th-15th, 2008
December 8th-9th, 2008
February 17th, 2008
February 14th, 2008
February 9th-10th, 2008
February 5th-6th, 2008
January 29th-30th, 2008
January 21st, 2008
January 17th, 2008

Dec 22nd-23rd, 2007
Dec 1st, 2007
February 28th-March 2nd, 2007
February 23rd-26th, 2007
January 21st, 2007
January 14th-15th, 2007

November 10th, 2006
March 16th, 2006
March 13th, 2006
March 5th, 2006
February 16th, 2006
January 20th, 2006

December 14th, 2005
December 4th, 2005
November 15th-16th, 2005
March 18th-19th, 2005
February 19th-20th, 2005
January 21st-22nd, 2005
January 4th-6th, 2005
January 2nd, 2005 (ice storm)

December 20th, 2004
March 5th, 2004
Feburary 5th-6th, 2004
Feburary 1st-3rd, 2004
January 26-27th, 2004

December 16th, 2003
December 9-10th, 2003
April 7th, 2003
April 4th, 2003
March 8th, 2003
March 4th, 2003
February 11th, 2003
February 2nd-3rd, 2003
January 28th, 2003

October 21st, 2002
March 9th, 2002
March 1st-2nd, 2002
Jan 31st-Feb 1st, 2002

November 26-27th, 2001
March 12th, 2001
February 7-8th, 2001
February 8-9th, 2001
February 14th, 2001
February 24th, 2001
January 14th, 2001

December 11th, 2000
December 18th, 2000
December 20th, 2000
December 28th, 2000

 

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Other Event Summaries

Rain and Snow on October 21st-24th, 2009
High Winds on January 24th, 2006
High Winds on January 14th, 2004
Mayfly hatch from July 25th, 2003
High wind event on April l7th, 2001.


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Historical Events

Thunderstorms and Tornadoes

The Charles City, IA Tornado of May 15, 1968.

The Tornado Outbreak of May 10, 1953.
The Rochester, MN Tornado of August 21, 1883.

The Tornadoes of June 28, 1865.

Snow/Ice

The Spring Snow Storm of March 13-14, 1997.
The Snow Storm of January 26-27, 1996.
The Halloween Blizzard/Ice Storm of 1991.
The Snow Storm of December 2-4, 1990.
The Late Spring Snow Storm of May 27-29, 1947. [more detailed summary]
The Early season snow storm of September 24-26, 1942
The Armistice Day storm of Novemeber 11, 1940.
The Ice Storm of February 21-23, 1922.

Heat/Cold

The July 2-6, 2012 Heatwave

The March 2012 Record Warmth
The July 18-22, 2011 Heatwave
The Arctic Outbreak of February 1-4, 1996.
The Heatwave of July 1995.
The Heatwave of July 1936.
The Record Cold of February 1899.

Flooding
A look back at historical floods across the local area.
The Mississippi River flood of 2001.
The spring Mississippi River flood of 1997.
A look back at the 1993 flooding.
The flooding of 1978.
Mississippi River Flood of 1965:
Wind
The Wind Storm of October 1949.

 


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