Areas Affected: Fillmore; Houston; Winona
...Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of southeastern Winona, Houston, eastern Fillmore, eastern Buffalo, La Crosse, western Jackson, northwestern Vernon and Trempealeau Counties through 615 PM CDT... At 538 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Mondovi to near Arcadia to near Mabel. Movement was east at 45 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph and half inch hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is possible. Locations impacted include... La Crosse, Winona, La Crescent, Arcadia, Caledonia, Mondovi, Whitehall, Onalaska, Holmen, West Salem, Goodview, Rushford, Osseo, Trempealeau, Galesville, Blair, Independence, Spring Grove, Strum and Houston. This includes the following highways... Interstate 94 between mile markers 88 and 107. Interstate 90 in Minnesota between mile markers 250 and 276. Interstate 90 in Wisconsin between mile markers 1 and 14. MAX HAIL SIZE...0.50 IN MAX WIND GUST...50 MPH
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM CDT for southeastern Minnesota...and southwestern and west central Wisconsin.