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ALERT: Severe Weather Possible Today

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - UPDATE: Severe weather is possible as afternoon moves into this evening in the Seven Rivers region as a slow moving area of low pressure moves through the area. These storms bring with them the possibility for large hail, damaging winds, and the chance of tornadoes.

WXOW Chief Meteorologist Dan Breeden says that the greatest threat for severe weather is to the north of our area. The chance for the thunderstorms is expected mainly between 4-8 p.m. The warm front combined with the warmer temperatures and high humidity are creating the possibility for the storms.

There are storms to the west of the La Crosse area and moving to the northeast. The National Weather Service reported that one inch diameter hail fell in Stewartville in Olmsted County around 3:35 p.m.

Especially as evening approaches, keep an eye to the sky and tuned to WXOW for the latest warnings and watches issues by the National Weather Service.

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