Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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

IAZ010-011-029-030-MNZ079-088-095-096-WIZ032>034-041-042-053>055-061-
261045-
CLAYTON-FAYETTE-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-WINONA-WABASHA-HOUSTON-FILLMORE-
MONROE-LA
CROSSE-TREMPEALEAU-RICHLAND-BUFFALO-CRAWFORD-GRANT-VERNON-JACKSON-
440 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CLAYTON...EASTERN
FAYETTE...ALLAMAKEE...EASTERN WINNESHIEK...WINONA...EAST CENTRAL
WABASHA...EASTERN FILLMORE...HOUSTON...CRAWFORD...WESTERN MONROE...
SOUTHWESTERN JACKSON...TREMPEALEAU...LA CROSSE...VERNON...CENTRAL
GRANT...SOUTHWESTERN RICHLAND AND SOUTHEASTERN BUFFALO COUNTIES...

AT 440 AM CDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BUFFALO CITY TO DECORAH TO STANLEY.
MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 50 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LA CROSSE...WINONA...SPARTA...DECORAH...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...LA CRESCENT...
VIROQUA...WAUKON...LANCASTER...BLACK RIVER FALLS...ARCADIA...CALEDONIA...
WEST UNION...GUTTENBERG...WHITEHALL...ELKADER...LANSING...ONALASKA...
BUFFALO AND HOLMEN.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...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 4264 9073 4268 9090 4265 9090 4264 9184
      4427 9193 4446 9080 4442 9080 4442 9070
      4262 9063 4262 9070
TIME...MOT...LOC 0940Z 260DEG 42KT 4421 9185 4331 9180 4264 9177

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