Storm Summaries

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Severe Weather/Storm Damage Summaries

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

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

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/Tornadoes
The Charles City, IA Tornado of May 15, 1969. 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 Armistice Day storm of Novemeber 11, 1940.
The Ice Storm of February 21-23, 1922.
Heat/Cold
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.
The Mississippi River flood of 1965.
Wind
The Wind Storm of October 1965.


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