The Heat Was On!

A strong upper level ridge of high pressure and a southerly surface flow brought increasing heat and humidity into the area Thursday and Friday. The following is a listing of the high temperatures across the forecast area as well as the heat index, which combines the effects of the heat and humidity on the body.

Thursday June 30th:

Location High Temperature Highest Heat Index
Austin, MN 95 107
La Crosse, WI 94 103
Rochester, MN 94 103
Boscobel, WI 94 105
Winona, MN 93 103
Decorah, IA 93 103
Charles City, IA 93 110
Oelwein, IA 92 105
Sparta-Fort McCoy, WI 92 100
Prairie Du Chien, WI 92 103
Dodge Center, MN 91 98
Preston, MN 91 ----
Black River Falls, WI 91 101
Platteville, WI 90 98
Viroqua, WI 90 100
Volk Field, WI 90 103
Medford, WI 84 92

Friday July 1st:

Location High Temperature Highest Heat Index
La Crosse, WI 99 110
Boscobel, WI 99 112
Winona, MN 97 104
Austin, MN 97 105
Black River Falls, WI 97 105
Prairie Du Chien, WI 96 106
Sparta-Fort McCoy, WI 96 105
Rochester, MN 95 105
Decorah, IA 95 101
Oelwein, IA 94 102
Viroqua, WI 94 104
Volk Field, WI 94 110
Preston, MN 93 -----
Platteville, WI 93 103
Dodge Center, MN 91 99
Charles City, IA 91 105
Medford, WI 91 108



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