Severe Storms Possible Friday Night Thru Saturday Morning In and Around Rochester
Today the National Weather Service out of LaCrosse, WI, reported severe storms are possible Friday night and early Saturday morning, and this time, Rochester and areas west of the Mississippi River are most likely to be hit.
The severe storms could bring large hail with it. Also, damaging winds, tornadoes, and heavy rain fall. As the storm moves east, toward LaCrosse, it'll lose steam (but, it's weather, it could stay nasty). It doesn't look like I-90 will be a defining line this time.
The Basics of the Severe Storm Forecast
What: Severe storms possible.
Where: Mainly west of the Mississippi River.
Timing: Friday night & early Saturday morning.
Impacts: Hail damage to property, crops possible. Winds could damage trees, down power lines. Locally heavy rain is possible.
ACTION: Stay weather aware! Take shelter when storms approach.
It's 14 Years This Week Since the Storm of 2007 Which Took Seven Lives
Fourteen years ago, there was a frightful amount of rain and flooding from August 18th thru August 20 (2007).
It was historic. I'd just moved to Fargo, ND, but remember what my city went thru, the mudslides, the flooding, the damage, the flood control that worked as planned, good for us, tough for folks further down the Zumbro River.
Please, look thru these pictures and see the damage nature wrought on the place we live. All photos and information from the National Weather Service - LaCrosse, WI.
Looking Back: The Deadly August Storm of 2007
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