Continued Cold Today

Today

  • -10 to -20 F wind chills this morning
  • Highs 7 to 13
  • For those communities that run the risk of freezing water pipes and mains, ensure water is running from your indoor faucet  

Climate

The arctic airmass over the area has the potential to set or tie a few record low temperatures and record coldest high temperatures. The tables below show the daily record lows and coldest highs.

La Crosse Records 

Day

Coldest Low Temperature (Year)

Coldest High Temperature (Year)

Mon Mar 3 -21 (2014) 11 (2002)

 Rochester Records

Day

Coldest Low Temperature (Year)

Coldest High Temperature (Year)

Mon Mar 3 -17 (1913) 6 (2002)

Records Set:

La Crosse

  • +3 high temperature Sunday March 2nd breaks coldest maximum temperature record of +5F set in 1943.
  • This also ties the all time March and meteorological spring record coldest maximum temperature with March 6, 1899. 

Rochester

  • -3 high temperature Sunday March 2nd breaks coldest maximum temperature record of +5F set in 1943.
  • This also breaks the all time March coldest maximum temperature. Previous record was 0 set on March 10, 1948.

Looking ahead, below normal temperatures could persist through much of March 

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