Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
352 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

IAZ009-010-MNZ079-087-088-095-096-WIZ032-260945-
WINNESHIEK-HOWARD-WINONA-HOUSTON-WABASHA-FILLMORE-OLMSTED-BUFFALO-
352 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT HOWARD...
NORTHERN WINNESHIEK...WINONA...FILLMORE...WABASHA...WESTERN
HOUSTON...EASTERN OLMSTED AND BUFFALO COUNTIES...

AT 351 AM CDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES SOUTH OF FRONTENAC TO 7 MILES
NORTHEAST OF ELMA. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCHESTER...WINONA...DECORAH...CRESCO...MONDOVI...WABASHA...PRESTON...ALMA...
BUFFALO...GOODVIEW...ST. CHARLES...PLAINVIEW...CHATFIELD...SPRING VALLEY...
EYOTA...RUSHFORD...LEWISTON...SPRING GROVE...ELGIN AND BUFFALO CITY.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS...AND MAY CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR
VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 4437 9243 4441 9243 4446 9229 4441 9208
      4454 9205 4460 9185 4460 9156 4423 9155
      4421 9160 4417 9161 4414 9156 4410 9154
      4404 9157 4402 9154 4350 9152 4350 9161
      4334 9160 4321 9242 4437 9247
TIME...MOT...LOC 0851Z 251DEG 39KT 4436 9237 4332 9233

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