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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
330 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.YESTERDAY...

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WAS SITUATED OVER THE REGION EARLY SATURDAY...
UNTIL AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE BEGAN MOVING IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST
LATER IN THE DAY. SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY FOR MOST OF WISCONSIN.
THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST BROUGHT LIGHT
SNOW TO SOUTHERN WISCONSIN DURING THE EVENING HOURS. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE NORMAL FOR SATURDAY...THANKS TO
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS BRINGING IN WARMER AIR. HIGHS RANGED FROM THE
LOWER TO MID 20S IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THE STATE...TO THE LOWER TO
MID 30S IN THE SOUTH. WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST IN THE
EARLY PART OF THE DAY...BUT SHIFTED TO THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WIND SPEEDS RANGED BETWEEN 5 AND 10 MILES
PER HOUR.

.OVERNIGHT...

LOW PRESSURE GATHERING STRENGTH OVER THE GREAT PLAINS OVERNIGHT LED
TO SNOW AND INCREASING WINDS ACROSS MUCH OF THE MIDWEST OVERNIGHT.
SNOW SPREAD INTO THE SOUTH HALF OF WISCONSIN DURING THE EVENING AND
CONTINUED THROUGH THE NIGHT. MEANWHILE... LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
PERSISTED OVER FAR NORTHWEST WISCONSIN. LOW TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM
AROUND ZERO NORTH TO THE LOWER 20S SOUTH.

.FORECAST...

LOW PRESSURE TRACKING FROM THE GREAT PLAINS TO THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY
WILL CAUSE SNOW TO PERSIST ACROSS THE SOUTH HALF OF WISCONSIN
THROUGH THIS EVENING. MOST AREAS WILL SEE SNOW AMOUNTS BETWEEN 3 AND
8 INCHES TOTAL. THE GREATEST SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 11 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED ALONG THE ILLINOIS BORDER. IN ADDITION... NORTHEASTERLY
WINDS OFF OF LAKE MICHIGAN WILL HELP TO ENHANCE SNOWFALL. BLUSTERY
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL LEAD TO BLOWING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITIES. SNOW
WILL TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.

LOOK FOR COLDER AIR TO SETTLE OVER THE REGION FOR THE FIRST WEEK OF
FEBRUARY. A COUPLE OF CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL BRING CHANCES FOR SNOW TO
SOUTHERN WISCONSIN MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

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JTS/MRC



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