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Some folks in the Coulee region were shoveling this morning

A very weak area of low pressure had enough moisture and enough dynamics to set up a band of snow yesterday. Most of it was quite light, but there were some pockets of more moderate snowfall Saturday evening into Saturday night.

It was enough to lay a quick coating of over 3" in some places. The heaviest snowfall totals went from just south of Rochester down southeast through Houston, Vernon, and Crawford counties then all the way down to northern Illinois. There was even a bulls eye of 4-6" in southeastern Wisconsin as can be seen by the snowfall totals map below from the La Crosse National Weather Service.

We just missed out on the snow in the Eau Claire area. Here are some specific snowfall totals for you folks in the south in inches.

...BUFFALO COUNTY...
ALMA DAM 4 0.5

...CRAWFORD COUNTY...
MOUNT ZION 2NW 3.7
SOLDIERS GROVE 3.0
STEUBEN 4SE 2.6
LYNXVILLE DAM 9 2.0

...JACKSON COUNTY...
BLACK RIVER FALLS 0.5
HATFIELD HYDRO PLANT T

...JUNEAU COUNTY...
NECEDAH 0.8
NECEDAH 3SE 0.5

...LA CROSSE COUNTY...
LA CROSSE WFO 1.1
HOLMEN 2S 1.1
LA CROSSE 4NNW 1.0
LA CROSSE ASOS 1.0
HOLLAND 1.0

...MONROE COUNTY...
WARRENS 1.0
SPARTA 0.5
FOUR CORNERS 0.5

...TREMPEALEAU COUNTY...
BLAIR 2NW 0.7
TREMPEALEAU DAM 6 0.5
OSSEO 0.2

...VERNON COUNTY...
GENOA 3.5
DE SOTO 3.0
READSTOWN 4NE 2.5
STODDARD 2NE 2.1
VIROQUA 2.0
LA FARGE 1.2
WESTBY 3ENE 0.9
ONTARIO 3E 0.6

...HOUSTON COUNTY...
RENO 3SW 3.6
SPRING GROVE 4N 3.0
CALEDONIA 2.8

...WINONA COUNTY...
ST CHARLES 5N 1.1
LA CRESCENT DAM 7 1.0
WINONA 1.0
WINONA 4SW 1.0

Unfortunately most of the snow wont be sticking around as a warm front pushes through late tonight. Mild, Pacific air will work into Western Wisconsin. Along with sunshine, highs will be up around 40 degrees Sunday. That's a good 15 degrees above average.


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