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Storms pummel region



Road closures, mudslides, downed trees reported in the area.

Evaluations still underway after storms rolled through the area from Wednesday night through Thursday morning.  

Flooding closed numerous roads.  Falling trees knocked down power lines throughout the area. 

The La Crosse fire department says they had to roll out their Dry Land Access Vehicle to rescue stranded drivers in high waters.  

The same department responded to several calls about downed power lines but say no injuries were reported.

Rain fall amounts were significant.  More than six inches of rain was recorded in Galesville.  Five inches in West Salem.  Other areas recorded similar rainfall amounts.

A possible tornado may have hit McGregor, Iowa.  

La Crosse county Emergency Management director, Keith Butler expects to have damage assessment completed sometime this morning.  

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