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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
454 AM CDT SAT AUG 16 2014

.YESTERDAY...

A WEAK AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WAS CENTERED OVER THE GREAT LAKES
REGION...KEEPING OUR SKIES MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGHOUT THE DAY. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WERE NEAR NORMAL WITH VALUES IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER
80S ACROSS THE STATE. SKIES STARTED TO CLOUD UP IN EXTREME
SOUTHWESTERN WISCONSIN IN THE AFTERNOON DUE TO AN APPROACHING AREA
OF LOW PRESSURE.

NO MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION FELL. WINDS WERE MAINLY FROM THE
SOUTHWEST AT AROUND 5-10 MILES PER HOUR.

.OVERNIGHT...

HIGH CLOUDS HOVERED OVER THE NORTH HALF OF THE STATE AS LOW PRESSURE
MOVED INTO THE LAKE SUPERIOR AREA. A FEW SHOWERS SPREAD INTO FAR
NORTHERN WISCONSIN TOWARD MORNING.

CLEAR SKIES...LIGHT WINDS AND INCREASING MOISTURE OVER THE SOUTH
HALF LED TO AREAS OF FOG DEVELOPING IN SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN EARLY IN
THE MORNING. LOW TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS
THE STATE.

.FORECAST...

A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTHWARD THROUGH WISCONSIN TODAY INTO THIS
EVENING AND IT WILL BE THE FOCUS FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOWER 70S FAR NORTH AND IN THE LOWER 80S
ELSEWHERE.

SKIES WILL CLEAR IN THE NORTH OVERNIGHT...ALLOWING TEMPERATURES TO
DROP INTO THE LOWER 40S. LINGERING CLOUDS IN THE SOUTH WILL KEEP
TEMPERATURES MODERATED IN THE UPPER 50S TO AROUND 60.

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND
COOLER TEMPERATURES ON SUNDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN
TO WISCONSIN MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH A SLOW-MOVING LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM CROSSING THE GREAT LAKES REGION.

$$

JTS/MRC


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