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Several rounds of severe weather impacted the area on Thursday, May 19, 2022.

The first round of storms produced large hail (up to ping pong ball size) in southeast Minnesota between 12:24 - 1:54 PM.

Other rounds of severe weather occurred from late afternoon through the late evening hours. These later storms led to various reports of hail, damaging winds, urban flooding in La Crosse and Winona, and a brief EF0 tornado in the Town of Wells, just southeast of Sparta, WI. 


La Crosse area radar animation between 7:48-8:46 PM
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