Severe Weather and Rainfall Summary from June 18-19

Thunderstorms formed across the area late Thursday evening and continued into the overnight hours as a warm front  pushed from Iowa/Illinois northward into southeast Minnesota/southern Wisconsin.  Severe thunderstorm, flash flooding and even tornado warnings were issued for portions of the forecast area as these strong/severe storms moved through, with very heavy rains, flash flooding and large hail being observed. 

Storm Total Precipitation - June 18-19

Storm Total Precipitation Map  (blue is Kickapoo River and tributaries), (white is Wisconsin River and tributaries).

The following are storm reports received across the area.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
747 AM CDT FRI JUN 19 2009

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0900 PM     HAIL             CALMAR                  43.18N 91.87W
06/18/2009  M1.00 INCH       WINNESHIEK         IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

1020 PM     HEAVY RAIN       TUNNEL CITY             44.00N 90.57W
06/18/2009  M1.38 INCH       MONROE             WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

            THIS FELL IN 20 MINUTES

1115 PM     HAIL             BLUE RIVER              43.19N 90.57W
06/18/2009  E0.88 INCH       GRANT              WI   PUBLIC

1120 PM     HAIL             BLUE RIVER              43.19N 90.57W
06/18/2009  M0.75 INCH       GRANT              WI   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

1123 PM     HAIL             3 SW BLUE RIVER         43.16N 90.61W
06/18/2009  M1.25 INCH       GRANT              WI   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

1125 PM     HAIL             3 SW BLUE RIVER         43.16N 90.61W
06/18/2009  M1.75 INCH       GRANT              WI   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

1128 PM     HAIL             1 W MUSCODA             43.19N 90.45W
06/18/2009  M0.75 INCH       GRANT              WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

1225 AM     FLASH FLOOD      BOSCOBEL                43.14N 90.70W
06/19/2009                   GRANT              WI   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            MINOR STREET FLOODING REPORTED IN THE CITY

0255 AM     FLASH FLOOD      WERLEY                  43.01N 90.77W
06/19/2009                   GRANT              WI   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            AS MUCH AS 15 FEET OF WATER REPORTED IN/NEAR TOWN IN THE
            BIG GREEN RIVER.

0300 AM     FLASH FLOOD      WERLEY                  43.01N 90.77W
06/19/2009                   GRANT              WI   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WATER REPORTED AROUND SOME HOUSES IN/NEAR WERLEY. LAW
            ENFORECMENT HEADED THERE FOR RESCUES.

0330 AM     FLASH FLOOD      5 NW FENNIMORE          43.03N 90.72W
06/19/2009                   GRANT              WI   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            STAR LANE JUST OUTSIDE OF WERLEY WAS CRUMBLING DUE TO
            HIGH WATER.

0330 AM     FLASH FLOOD      5 NW FENNIMORE          43.03N 90.72W
06/19/2009                   GRANT              WI   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            A FEW HOMES WERE EVACUATED IN THE COMMUNITY OF WERLEY AS
            BIG GREEN RIVER WAS OUT OF ITS BANK.

0345 AM     FLASH FLOOD      6 NE FENNIMORE          43.04N 90.57W
06/19/2009                   GRANT              WI   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WATER OVER COLLINS ROAD AND COUNTY Q NEAR CASTLE ROCK


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The following are total precipitation amounts across the area.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
937 AM CDT FRI JUN 19 2009

...24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS ACROSS THE AREA...

LOCATION                   RAINFALL    TIME     LAT/LON


IOWA

...ALLAMAKEE COUNTY...
WAUKON                     1.24        0700 AM  43.27N 91.47W
LANSING 4SE                1.16        0700 AM  43.32N 91.16W
ION                        1.04        0700 AM  43.11N 91.27W
POSTVILLE                  0.30        0700 AM  43.09N 91.56W
DORCHESTER                 0.23        0700 AM  43.47N 91.51W

...CHICKASAW COUNTY...
NEW HAMPTON                0.30        0700 AM  43.06N 92.31W
IONIA                      0.25        0700 AM  43.03N 92.50W

...CLAYTON COUNTY...
MARQUETTE                  0.56        0700 AM  43.04N 91.21W
MCGREGOR                   0.52        0700 AM  43.02N 91.17W
ELKADER                    0.19        0700 AM  42.84N 91.40W
VOLGA                      0.19        0700 AM  42.81N 91.52W
EDGEWOOD                   0.18        0700 AM  42.65N 91.40W
ELKADER 6SSW               0.17        0700 AM  42.79N 91.45W
STRAWBERRY POINT           0.15        0700 AM  42.69N 91.53W
LITTLEPORT                 0.15        0700 AM  42.75N 91.37W
GARBER                     0.15        0700 AM  42.74N 91.26W

...FAYETTE COUNTY...
ELDORADO                   0.42        0700 AM  43.05N 91.81W
FAYETTE                    0.16        0700 AM  42.85N 91.82W
OELWEIN AWOS               0.11        0700 AM  42.68N 91.97W

...FLOYD COUNTY...
CHARLES CITY COOP          0.35        0700 AM  43.08N 92.67W
CHARLES CITY CEDAR RVR     0.29        0700 AM  43.06N 92.67W
COLWELL                    0.22        0700 AM  43.16N 92.59W

...HOWARD COUNTY...
CRESCO                     0.41        0700 AM  43.37N 92.11W
ELMA                       0.20        0700 AM  43.24N 92.44W

...MITCHELL COUNTY...
OSAGE                      0.29        0700 AM  43.28N 92.81W
ST ANSGAR                  0.20        0700 AM  43.37N 92.83W

...WINNESHIEK COUNTY...
CALMAR                     0.82        0700 AM  43.18N 91.87W
DECORAH 8ENE               0.57        0600 AM  43.35N 91.65W
DECORAH AWOS               0.47        0700 AM  43.28N 91.74W
WAUCOMA                    0.33        0700 AM  43.02N 91.98W
BLUFFTON                   0.30        0700 AM  43.41N 91.90W

MINNESOTA

...DODGE COUNTY...
DODGE CENTER AWOS          0.01        0700 AM  44.03N 92.83W

...FILLMORE COUNTY...
HIGHLAND                   0.08        0700 AM  43.65N 91.84W
SPRING VALLEY 3E           0.06        0700 AM  43.68N 92.33W
CARIMONA                   0.06        0700 AM  43.66N 92.15W
PRESTON                    0.04        0700 AM  43.67N 92.07W
SPRING VALLEY 1 NW         0.04        0700 AM  43.70N 92.40W
PRESTON AWOS               0.03        0700 AM  43.68N 92.18W
LANESBORO                  0.02        0700 AM  43.72N 91.97W
RUSHFORD                   0.02        0700 AM  43.81N 91.75W

...HOUSTON COUNTY...
CALEDONIA 6S               0.22        0700 AM  43.55N 91.51W
CALEDONIA                  0.05        0700 AM  43.63N 91.50W
MOUND PRAIRIE              0.03        0700 AM  43.78N 91.45W
BROWNSVILLE                0.01        0700 AM  43.70N 91.27W

...MOWER COUNTY...
AUSTIN                     0.08        0700 AM  43.67N 92.95W
AUSTIN WWTF                0.07        0700 AM  43.67N 92.95W
GRAND MEADOW               0.06        0700 AM  43.71N 92.56W
LANSING                    0.05        0700 AM  43.75N 92.95W

...OLMSTED COUNTY...
ROCHESTER BELTLINE         0.08        0700 AM  43.91N 92.50W
ROCHESTER INTL AP          0.06        0700 AM  43.91N 92.50W
ELGIN                      0.03        0700 AM  44.10N 92.27W
DOVER                      0.01        0700 AM  44.01N 92.11W
ELBA                       0.01        0700 AM  44.05N 92.05W
EYOTA 2NE                  0.01        0700 AM  44.01N 92.20W
ROCHESTER - BEAR CREEK     0.01        0700 AM  43.92N 92.48W
ROCHESTER - SILVER CREEK   0.01        0700 AM  44.03N 92.42W
ROCHESTER - CASCADE CREEK  0.01        0700 AM  44.03N 92.48W

...WABASHA COUNTY...
LAKE CITY                  0.01        0700 AM  44.45N 92.26W
ZUMBRO FALLS               0.00        0700 AM  44.29N 92.42W

...WINONA COUNTY...
LA CRESCENT DAM 7          0.08        0700 AM  43.87N 91.31W
DAKOTA                     0.04        0700 AM  43.92N 91.37W
ALTURA 5W                  0.02        0700 AM  44.06N 92.04W
WINONA AWOS                0.00        0700 AM  44.08N 91.70W

WISCONSIN

...ADAMS COUNTY...
FRIENDSHIP                 0.26        0700 AM  43.98N 89.83W

...BUFFALO COUNTY...
MONDOVI MIRROR LAKE        0.49        0700 AM  44.57N 91.67W

...CLARK COUNTY...
NEILLSVILLE 3SW            0.05        0700 AM  44.53N 90.64W

...CRAWFORD COUNTY...
STEUBEN                    2.87        0700 AM  43.18N 90.87W
LYNXVILLE DAM 9            2.60        0700 AM  43.21N 91.10W
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN AWOS      1.09        0700 AM  43.30N 89.76W
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN           0.99        0700 AM  43.05N 91.13W
GAYS MILLS                 0.84        0700 AM  43.32N 90.85W
SOLDIERS GROVE             0.73        0700 AM  43.39N 90.78W

...GRANT COUNTY...
CASTLE ROCK 1NW            7.00        0800 AM  43.06N 90.55W
CASTLE ROCK                6.00        0800 AM  43.05N 90.53W
FENNIMORE                  3.88        0800 AM  42.98N 90.65W
BOSCOBEL ASOS              2.95        0700 AM  43.16N 90.68W
LANCASTER 4WSW             0.37        0700 AM  42.83N 90.79W
ROCKVILLE                  0.19        0700 AM  42.73N 90.64W
BURTON                     0.18        0700 AM  42.72N 90.82W
SINSINAWA                  0.12        0700 AM  42.52N 90.54W
CUBA CITY                  0.11        0700 AM  42.63N 90.46W

...JUNEAU COUNTY...
CAMP DOUGLAS               0.69        0700 AM  43.94N 90.26W
NECEDAH 2SE                0.50        0700 AM  44.00N 90.04W
NECEDAH 5WNW               0.41        0700 AM  44.06N 90.17W
NECEDAH 1W                 0.33        0700 AM  44.02N 90.08W
UNION CENTER               0.18        0700 AM  43.68N 90.26W

...LA CROSSE COUNTY...
LA CROSSE 4NNW             0.08        0700 AM  43.87N 91.27W
LA CROSSE MISSISSIPPI      0.08        0700 AM  43.80N 91.37W
LA CROSSE ASOS             0.08        0700 AM  43.88N 91.26W
LA CROSSE OFFICE           0.05        0700 AM  43.82N 91.19W
HOLMEN                     0.02        0700 AM  43.97N 91.27W
HOLLAND                    0.01        0700 AM  43.97N 91.29W

...MONROE COUNTY...
TUNNEL CITY                1.38        0700 AM  44.01N 90.57W
WILTON 3E                  0.41        0600 AM  43.82N 90.47W
WILTON                     0.35        0700 AM  43.82N 90.53W
SPARTA                     0.02        0700 AM  43.94N 90.82W
WARRENS                    0.02        0700 AM  44.10N 90.59W
BANGOR                     0.01        0700 AM  44.07N 90.92W
SPARTA AWOS                0.01        0700 AM  43.96N 90.74W

...RICHLAND COUNTY...
RICHLAND CENTER            0.23        0700 AM  43.32N 90.38W

...TAYLOR COUNTY...
WESTBORO 4E                1.70        0700 AM  45.35N 90.22W

...TREMPEALEAU COUNTY...
OSSEO                      0.28        0700 AM  44.58N 91.22W
BLAIR                      0.01        0700 AM  44.29N 91.22W
GALESVILLE 1ESE            0.01        0700 AM  44.06N 91.36W

...VERNON COUNTY...
READSTOWN                  0.78        0700 AM  43.45N 90.76W
LA FARGE                   0.40        0700 AM  43.57N 90.64W
GENOA                      0.34        0700 AM  43.57N 91.23W
WESTBY                     0.27        0700 AM  43.68N 90.81W
ONTARIO KICKAPOO RIVER     0.14        0700 AM  43.72N 90.59W
HILLSBORO                  0.13        0700 AM  43.65N 90.33W
ONTARIO 3E                 0.10        0700 AM  43.72N 90.60W

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED IS CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

FOR THIS...AND A WEALTH OF OTHER RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION...
VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT  WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE

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