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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
335 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.YESTERDAY...AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATED THE BADGERLAND
THURSDAY...KEEPING SKIES PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY FOR MUCH OF THE DAY.
HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE NEARLY 10 DEGREES BELOW SEASONAL AVERAGES
ACROSS WISCONSIN AS HIGHS REACHED INTO THE TEENS AND LOWER 20S.
WINDS WERE MAINLY FROM THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST BETWEEN 5 AND 15 MILES
PER HOUR.

.OVERNIGHT...SKIES WERE MAINLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE BADGERLAND DURING
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SOME LIGHT SNOW AFFECTED PARTS OF WESTERN AND
SOUTHERN WISCONSIN. WITH THE CLOUD COVER TEMPERATURES REMAINED
LARGELY IN THE TEENS.

.FORECAST...ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO WISCONSIN BY THE
START OF THE WEEKEND...ENSURING TEMPERATURES REMAIN BELOW NORMAL
THROUGH SUNDAY. THE COLDEST PERIOD WILL BE LATE TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY MORNING...WHEN LOWS WILL RANGE FROM AROUND ZERO IN THE
SOUTHEAST TO 20 BELOW ZERO IN THE NORTHWEST. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE ENTIRE STATE FOR LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING WITH STATEWIDE WIND CHILLS OF 20 BELOW TO 30 BELOW ZERO. THE
COLD AIR FLOWING OVER LAKE SUPERIOR WILL RESULT IN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS ACROSS FAR NORTHERN WISCONSIN THROUGH SATURDAY.

THE COLD CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLIDE OFF TO THE EAST
SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL ALLOW A FAST MOVING TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
TO MOVE THROUGH THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES SUNDAY EXITING ON MONDAY.
SNOW WILL ACCOMPANY THE TROUGH...PUSHING INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN
SATURDAY NIGHT...THEN OVERSPREADING WISCONSIN ON SUNDAY. WE COULD
SEE AMOUNTS FROM THIS SYSTEM RANGE FROM AN INCH OR TWO IN NORTHEAST
WISCONSIN TO UP TO 4 OR 5 INCHES ACROSS PARTS OF THE SOUTHWEST
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE ANY LINGERING LIGHT SNOW GRADUALLY
DIMINISHES ON MONDAY.

TEMPERATURES WILL FINALLY CLIMB TOWARD MORE NORMAL LEVELS BY EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

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JTS/PC



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