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Snow emergency ends in La Crosse, after heavy late-spring storm in region



La Crosse’s snow emergency has ended, a little more than 12 hours after it started. 

The emergency rules, including alternate side parking, took effect at 6 p.m. on Sunday, after several inches of snow had fallen in the area.  The storm appeared to be over, as of late Monday morning. 

The weather service says La Crosse had 7 to 9 inches of snow from the storm system, with Winona receiving 10 inches, and Holmen and West Salem both reporting 12 inches.

The heaviest snowfall in the region was 19 inches, measured at Neillsville.

La Crosse’s snowiest April on record was in 2018, when 19 inches fell during the month, including a 6-inch snowfall on April 18th.

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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