If you want to be saddened by the forecast, the National Weather Service predicts Wednesday afternoon’s high will be negative-13 in La Crosse.
That’s not the windchill. That’s the high.
Wednesday morning’s low will be negative-30. Thursday’s morning low for La Crosse, negative-33.
Wednesday’s high at McMurdo Station in Antarctica is 19 degrees. The low, 9 degrees.
The windchill Wednesday in La Crosse could hit negative-50.
Things are looking up, after that, however. Thursday’s afternoon high will be a balmy negative-1.
Things really heat up Friday at 17 degrees. By Saturday, it could be 38 and rain is in the forecast.
The record low windchill in La Crosse dates back to 1936 at negative-60 degrees. Weather data for La Crosse began in 1933.