Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI
AWUS83 KARX 221522
Weather Summary for Upper Mississippi River Valley
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
1022 AM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016
Showers and storms yesterday and last night led to rainfall
across areas mainly along and east of the Mississippi River. Some
24 hour rainfall amounts over 2 inches were observed in southwest
Wisconsin. Morning lows were in the mid 60s to mid 70s.
The warm and humid weather will continue today, with highs in the
lower to mid 90s and heat indices ranging from the lower 90s in
central Wisconsin to near 110 in southwest Wisconsin and northeast
Iowa. There is also a small chance for precipitation this
afternoon south of Interstate 90. Overnight lows will be in the
mid 60s to lower 70s.
For the weekend, temperatures will be a bit cooler, but still in
the mid 80s to lower 90s. Chances for showers and storms also move
in from the west on Saturday morning, with precipitation becoming
likely for most of the area by Saturday afternoon and evening.
These showers and storms could linger in areas east of the
Mississippi River through Sunday morning.