Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI
AWUS83 KARX 201001
Weather Summary for Upper Mississippi River Valley
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
401 AM CST Fri Jan 20 2017
A weak ridge of high pressure remained over the Upper Midwest
during the late evening and overnight hours. About the only this
this provided was light winds across the area. Otherwise, an upper
level disturbance lifting across the region was responsible for
light rain, drizzle, fog and low clouds over most of Minnesota,
Iowa and Wisconsin. Under the cloud blanket, early morning
temperatures across the region were mostly in the lower to middle
Little will change across the area today, with the low clouds,
areas of fog and patchy drizzle or some light rain persisting.
Highs are going to range from the mid and upper 30s across much of
Minnesota and Wisconsin, to the mid 40s across southern Iowa.
Low pressure in the central plains will lift toward the region
tonight. The low clouds and areas of fog and patchy drizzle are
going to persist. Another round of light rain is expected to
spread into northern Iowa and southern Minnesota, with increasing
chances of light rain elsewhere. Look for lows to remain on the
mild side, ranging from the low and mid 30s across Wisconsin and
Minnesota to the lower 40s in southern Iowa.
Saturday is trending warmer, but plenty of clouds, patchy fog and
light rain chances are going to remain across the Upper Midwest.