Stormy Monday 072213July 23rd, 2013 at 5:42 am by Pete Petoniak under News, Weather
Thunderstorms rumbled through the area Monday evening creating quite a light show but not much damage. Storm reports included 1.5″ hail in Summit Lake (Langlade County); 1″ hail in Bryant (Landglade County) and wind damage in Menominee county where trees were downed on Highway 55 north of County Road M. There was also 1″ hail seen in Abrams.
The same storm system produced a tornado near La Crosse. A tornado was confirmed by media and emergency management after 5 pm near Bluff Siding and was reported in Trempealeau Wildlife Refuge (Trempealeau County) at 5:20 where there were reports of a swath of trees damaged. Check out the picture of the tornado taken from Winona, MN by John Redig. The photo was posted on the National Weather Service website in La Crosse where there is much more information about the storms.