Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 230945
Wisconsin Weather Summary
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
345 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017
Low pressure moved across northwestern Wisconsin, bringing clouds
and precipitation to northern Wisconsin, mostly clear skies to
southern Wisconsin, and seasonally extreme warm temperatures to much
of the state. Despite the cloudy skies, highs in northern Wisconsin
made it into upper 40s and low 50s. In southern Wisconsin, the
southerly winds and sunny skies allowed temperatures to soar into
the upper 60s, cracking 70 in a few locations. Daily and monthly
maximum temperature records were set at several locations.
Skies were partly to mostly cloudy across the Badgerland during the
overnight hours. There was a little light rain in the north.
Temperatures dropped off into the 30s in the north and 40s to low
50s in the south.
Winter is returning to Wisconsin. Colder temperatures take hold
today in the wake of a cold frontal passage then attention turns to
a winter storm for tonight into early Saturday. A heavy snow band is
expected to set up over northwest and north central Wisconsin with
mixed precipitation over portions of central and southern Wisconsin.
Colder and more seasonal temperatures are then expected for the