Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 111108
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
508 AM CST Wed Jan 11 2017
Strong low pressure moved across the state bringing snow to northern
and central Wisconsin and rain to southern Wisconsin. Central
Wisconsin and parts of the north got 6 to 10 inches of snow with 1
to 5 inches elsewhere. Southern Wisconsin saw a dusting to 4 inches
the night before and then it rained for most of the day. A strong
cold front moved through during the afternoon and temperatures
dropped rapidly and winds gusted to 30 to 50 mph. High
temperatures ranged from the upper 20s to upper 40s.
Light snow lingered northeast in the evening, with more snow
moving back in west-central to northwest later in the night. Skies
started out mostly cloudy in the evening, followed by a brief
break in the clouds late evening and early night, then a return of
mostly cloudy skies later in the night. Winds remained breezy in
the evening, easing through the night. Low temperatures ranged
from 0 to 5 northwest, to the upper teens and low 20s southeast.
Another low pressure system will bring precipitation to Wisconsin
today. Snow is expected in the north through much of the day, with
mixed precipitation arriving for the afternoon in the south.
Freezing rain and sleet are likely for a time in southern areas
this afternoon and evening. Precipitation will wind down northwest
to southeast later today into Thursday morning.
Dry weather is expected Friday under high pressure, with a quick
shot of light snow possible Friday night.
After a dry weekend, low pressure may bring more mixed
precipitation to Wisconsin early next week.
High temperatures today will range from around 10 in northwest
Wisconsin, to the middle 30s southeast.
Lows tonight will range from 5 to 10 below in the northwest, to 15
to 20 above southeast.