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Special Statement
Issued: 1:32 PM CDT Sep. 26, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Brisk and gusty west to northwest winds across the area this
afternoon...

West to northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 30 to 40 mph
were common across the higher terrain and open country areas of
southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa. These winds will continue
through the rest of the afternoon and start to diminish after 5
PM.

These winds may make travel difficult for those driving high
profile or light-weight vehicles on north-south roads this
afternoon. These winds could also topple trees that have been
weakened by storms earlier this Summer or the recent heavy rains.

Rrs


132 PM CDT Mon Sep 26 2016

... Brisk and gusty west to northwest winds across the area this
afternoon...

West to northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 30 to 40 mph
were common across the higher terrain and open country areas of
southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa. These winds will continue
through the rest of the afternoon and start to diminish after 5
PM.

These winds may make travel difficult for those driving high
profile or light-weight vehicles on north-south roads this
afternoon. These winds could also topple trees that have been
weakened by storms earlier this Summer or the recent heavy rains.

Rrs

132 PM CDT Mon Sep 26 2016

... Brisk and gusty west to northwest winds across the area this
afternoon...

West to northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 30 to 40 mph
were common across the higher terrain and open country areas of
southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa. These winds will continue
through the rest of the afternoon and start to diminish after 5
PM.

These winds may make travel difficult for those driving high
profile or light-weight vehicles on north-south roads this
afternoon. These winds could also topple trees that have been
weakened by storms earlier this Summer or the recent heavy rains.

Rrs


Public Information Statement
Issued: 2:17 PM CDT Sep. 26, 2016 – National Weather Service

... A warm and very wet astronomical Summer in La Crosse WI...

During the astronomical Summer of 2016... La Crosse regional Airport
had their wettest Summer on record. It was also a warm (tied with
2002 for the 12th warmest) too.

More details are listed below...

Temperatures - 12th warmest

During astronomical Summer... La Crosse regional Airport had an
average temperature of 73.1 degrees. This was 3.0 degrees warmer
than the long-term average of 70.1 degrees. This was tied with 2002
for the 12th warmest. It was the warmest Summer since 2005 (73.4
degrees - 8th warmest).

The average maximum temperature was 82.7 degrees. This was 2.3
degrees warmer than the long-term average of 80.4 degrees.

The average minimum temperature was 63.5 degrees. This was 3.6
degrees warmer than the long-term average of 59.9 degrees. This
summer's average minimum temperature was tied with 1980 for the 3rd
warmest. Only the Summers 1947 (63.7 degrees) and 1881 (63.6
degrees) had a higher minimum temperature average.

Other temperature tidbits this Summer...

The hottest temperature was 95 degrees on June 25th.
The coldest high temperature was 71 degrees on August 27th.

The coldest temperature was 52 degrees on September 2nd. The warmest
low temperature was 76 degrees on August 11th.

The temperature climbed to or exceeded 90 degrees on 10 days.
Normally, there are 13 days per Summer.

Precipitation - wettest

During the astronomical Summer of 2016... La Crosse regional Airport
received 21.73 inches of rain. This was 9.87 inches wetter than the
long-term normal of 11.86 inches. This was the wettest Summer on
record. The previous record was 21.57 inches in 1938. Here are the
ten wettest astronomical Summers.

        Wettest astronomical Summers
              in La Crosse WI
                 1873-2016

               precipitation
   rank total year
   ---- ------------- ----
     1 21.73 inches 2016
     2 21.57 inches 1938
     3 21.42 inches 1928
     4 20.87 inches 1881
     5 20.20 inches 1980
     6 19.73 inches 2007
     7 19.56 inches 2010
     8 19.11 inches 1981
     9 18.28 inches 1884
    10 18.10 inches 1990

Other precipitation tidbits this Summer...

The wettest day occurred on September 21st when 3.17 inches of
precipitation fell.

Measurable rain fell on 35 days and trace amounts fell on another 10
days.

0.01 inches or more - 35 days
0.10 inches or more - 25 days
0.50 inches or more - 18 days
1.00 inches or more - 9 days


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