The Storm: The Worst Weather Disaster in Western Wisconsin History

The Chippewa Valley and Western Wisconsin have certainly seen their fair share of severe weather over the year.s But the straight line winds of more than 100 mile per hour on July 15, 1980 were something NewsCenter 13 meteorologists had not seen before, and haven't seen since.


Click the video link above to watch the SkyWarn13 meteorologist John Jedda explain the phenomenon of July 15, 1980.


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