Wisconsin Tornado Drought is Over (Updated 3 pm - June 16th)

No Wisconsin TornadoesStrong thunderstorms moved across southern Wisconsin Monday night.  The National Weather Service in La Crosse has confirmed two tornadoes occurring in the Platteville area in the late evening.  Additional tornadoes occurred near Blanchardville in Green county and most likely in the Verona area of Dane county. 

Hence the late start to the tornado season this year has ended.  2014 has had the 6th latest start to a tornado season.  This was the latest start to a tornado season since 1995.   

Here are the top 10 years with the "Latest Start to a Tornado Season in Wisconsin":

  Date Year Time (CST) Location
1 June 28 1995 6:15 pm  Onalaska, La Crosse Co
2 June 25 1950 2:20 pm  6SE Ladysmith, Rusk Co
3 June 23 1952 9:30 pm  1 N St. Croix Falls, Polk Co
4 June 19 1951 3:50 pm  Brownsville, Dodge Co
5 June 17 1962 6:00 pm  1SSE  Ripon, Fond du Lac Co
6 June 16 2014  TBD  2W Platteville
7 June 15 1983 4:00 pm  Campbellsport, Fond du Lac Co
8 June 15 1997 2:30 pm  5W Downsville, Dunn Co
9 June 11 1986 2:50 pm  3W Campbellsport, Fond du Lac Co
10 June 8 1963 7:30 pm  Hustisford, Dodge Co
11 June 7 1993 8:37 pm  2NE Dalton, Green Lake Co

The time of record extends back to 1950.    


National Weather Service - Milwaukee/Sullivan

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