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Hail pounds parts of Wis., Minn.

Published On: Jul 25 2013 10:03:27 PM CDT
LA CROSSE, Wis. -

Thunderstorms packing heavy rain, hail and high winds have pounded parts of southwestern Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota.

The National Weather Service says a cooperative observer measured 2.5-inch hail near La Crosse Thursday.

Hail measuring 2 inches was reported near Onalaska.

In southeastern Minnesota, hail estimated at 1.25 inches was reported near Lanesboro. Law enforcement reported hail estimated at 1 inch near LaCrescent.

Some crop damage is reported in Fillmore County in a swath south of Highway 52.

The storm dumped 2.1 inches of rain in Spring Valley in southeastern Minnesota. Gusty winds estimated at 40 mph were reported near Harmony.

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