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Snow on your Easter bonnet?

Brad Williams

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It could be a wild holiday weekend for some parts of the Coulee Region, with snow on the way for Easter Sunday.

Remember the weather La Crosse had last Christmas–no snow on the ground, and temperatures in the 40’s? 

Keep that in mind on Sunday, as the National Weather Service is predicting snow to fall, most likely in the afternoon.

The heaviest snowfall in the region could be in southeast Minnesota, especially near Rochester, which could see 8 inches of snow. 

Winona County is one place where snow could be heavy on the western side of the county, but much lighter along the Mississippi.

Up to 3 inches of snow is expected in La Crosse County, and to the south near Dubuque, less than 1 inch.

Last year, Easter fell on April 21st, and La Crosse had a high of 85 degrees that day. 

In 2018, the city had temperatures in the 30’s on Easter Sunday, April 1st, followed by 7 inches of snow later that week. 

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.

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