La Crosse, WI (KROC-AM News) - The National Weather Service is advising residents of this region to keep track of the weather this weekend because of a strong risk for severe storms.

The highest risk for severe weather will occur on Sunday across a large of eastern Minnesota, western Wisconsin and northeast Iowa. Forecasters are indicating conditions will be favorable for storms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes.

The stormy weekend will be followed by another cool down early next week, when the high temperatures are expected to be in the mid to upper 50's.