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Hail Pounds Parts of Wis., Minn.

Updated: 07/26/2013 7:10 AM
Created: 07/26/2013 6:06 AM KSTP.com
By: Jennie Olson

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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