Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI
AWUS83 KARX 200803
Weather Summary for Upper Mississippi River Valley
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
303 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016
Isolated showers and thunderstorms were seen across portions of
Minnesota during the early morning hours. These storms are expected
to become more numerous this morning spreading into southeast
Minnesota, northeast Iowa, and western into central Wisconsin.
Localized heavy rainfall will be possible with any stronger storms.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will linger into early this
afternoon before ending. Warm and humid conditions are expected
today with highs climbing into the mid to upper 80s with heat index
values of 90 to around 100.
Dangerous heat index values are expected on Thursday with values of
100 to 115 across much of southern Minnesota, northern Iowa, and
western into central Wisconsin. Drink plenty of fluids, ensure the
elderly and sick have access to air conditioning, and never leave
pets or children in a parked vehicle.