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La Crosse sees 40 degrees for the first time since Thanksgiving

Brad Williams

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Nice while it lasted, right? 

The area’s December heat wave may have peaked over the weekend, although mild temperatures could stick around the rest of this week. 

La Crosse had a high of 47 on Sunday, nearly 20 degrees above normal for the 16th of December. 

This weekend marked the first time that the mercury went above 40 in La Crosse since the Saturday after Thanksgiving. 

Meanwhile, La Crosse hasn’t had much snow to shovel. 

Only one-tenth of an inch of new snow has been measured in the city, since a storm dropped nearly three inches during the first weekend of December.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.